I’m a school principal and I LOVE IT! I have amazing teachers, amazing secretaries, amazing custodians, and amazing students. Every… Read more Do unto teachers as you’d have them do unto kids
I love my job. No truly, I do. I hate so many of the tasks that go along with it,… Read more Don’t forget your WHY
Buzz words and acronyms abound in education. PBIS, RTI, Differentiation, Standards, Assessment, PLC’s, and the list goes on and on.… Read more Student Engagement-From Dating to Commitment
Most of us are knee deep in testing season in our schools. We are seated firmly in the comfort zone. We are in a place where we are told it would be foolish to try anything new. Too much is at stake right now for us to deviate from the norm. Now is not the time to experiment, but….what if it is? Why can’t you take the leap today?
Soaring above the tree line that surrounds my house this weekend was a majestic sight. Enjoying a sunny evening, with… Read more Teachers are an endangered species
Have you read Escaping the School Leader’s Dunk Tank by Rebecca Coda and Rick Jetter? It is a powerful book put… Read more Choose your hill
Has anyone seen the NBA standings lately? My Detroit Pistons are killing it. They are beating up on everyone and… Read more Make the last shot
I just got back from my annual opportunity to recharge, reflect, and renew at the AMLE National Conference. So many… Read more Make it last
I’ve had enough. Anyone else feel that way? Twenty years ago I got into education because I wanted to make… Read more I’m sick of the numbers
I am a father to four amazing kids. I am a principal in a school with 450 kids. I am… Read more Just do it
For the past few weeks I have had a lot of fun watching one of my edu-heroes Jessica Lahey, author of The… Read more Hello- My name is…
This week I had the amazing opportunity to attend the graduation ceremony at a private college that I have the… Read more Play your own way. It’s the key to learning.