This is not a time to watch the news in shock only. In moments when we allow ourselves to become students of leadership, we realize we are living in a time rich in its lessons.
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March 15, 2018
March 11, 2018
When the leader sees her- him-self as the overseer of a complex ecosystem things can begin to change.
March 04, 2018
Who better than an educational leader understands that schools are living systems with moving parts, events, changes, and challenges?
February 20, 2018
We cannot allow this mixing of fact and fallacy about special education and discipline challenges to hang in the air without speaking out. We must be both ethical and active.
February 18, 2018
Nikolas Cruz: No one ought to be surprised that his mind turned to violence and to aggression. In November, his adoptive mother died. Of course, that was a trigger but he was 19 and no intervention system was following him.
February 15, 2018
Collaboration and careful listening to all stakeholders is a central skill of a successful leader.
January 18, 2018
We can contribute to the next generation of adults by circling the wagons and making sure each school environment is safely founded in a culture built upon courage, commitment, and empathy.
January 16, 2018
Student achievement and educating the 'whole child' can be seen in actions schools take. For that, school leaders must have courage to lead away from hesitations.
January 14, 2018
Unless there is consistent support and practice, with feedback and evaluation, too often what is read, experienced, and taught have only a moment's life span.
January 09, 2018
Hiring is, arguably, the most important shared role of leaders and the governing body. It deserves and investment of time to listen openly and share perceptions and thoughts.