Our current leadership challenge lies in our capacity to be resilient ourselves, and to develop resilient students and systems.
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June 30, 2013
June 20, 2013
Leaders have refined their questions in the feedback conversations associated with new evaluation processes. These questions belong, not only the classroom, but in our work with faculty, parents, students, the public at large.
June 16, 2013
Deserving educators may not be recognized for their hard work because in these early years of new evaluation methods, meaningful implementation is rare. Too many are rushing to "get it done" and value is lost.
June 13, 2013
No matter the potential within the reform initiatives, they will fail to improve student achievement and teacher and leader performance unless we own them.
May 30, 2013
We must learn how to lead in these times so we can guarantee all of our children a growing and invigorated system. Those of us in leadership roles must be found doing something other than responding well.
May 19, 2013
When the disillusioned leader calls silence loyalty, truth is lost. In business, profits suffer or ethics. In education, children suffer.
April 22, 2013
How do our brains and hearts ...and yes, even our physical bodies... perform in crisis. It is about who we are at our core.
April 09, 2013
Heartfelt leaders will inspire everyone else to endure this year and the next, and will cause them to be courageous as they take risks and do things newly.
March 17, 2013
We do not have the time to digest what the Common Core Standards are telling us to do. We need time and that essential time is not allowed. To add insult to injury, students and teachers are evaluated on test results that evaluate these standards that are new and yet unlearned.
March 10, 2013
As educational leaders we have a responsibility to be those models of moral integrity, of standing by our values and of making courageous decisions even when they are unpopular.