The Power of Detentions

If we had to host our own detentions… how many would we write? how would we want student behavior impacted as a result? how would we work toward achieving that result during our time with the student? Answering these questions…

Opening Doors…

So just over a week ago I stumbled across a video that was both beautiful and inspiring. I hardly ever share a link on my Facebook page, but there was something about this particular story that compelled me to not…

Our Carousel of Progress

  He was a master storyteller, and I was suddenly a superintendent turned student – captured by my vacationing 16-year-old while captivated by a video of Walt Disney giving insight into his Carousel of Progress – a show he shaped.…

Climbing Mountains…

So a few weeks ago during our holiday vacation I climbed a really, really big mountain. Since I now live in a region that allows me plenty of opportunity and choice to do so, I figured I’d tackle one of…

Make Time

How do you plan for your strategic use of time? In a culture that seems to take some kind of pride in talking about how busy we all are, it seems even more important that we purposefully plan for our time, so…

Tough Conversations

     A teacher who has known me for many years, knows that I appreciate my job because of the energy I receive every day from teachers and students. Yes, Sunday night is not always easy on the soul but…