True Heroes!

So this past week I held a leadership assembly for our beautiful Middle School students as part of our Blue Sky Monday initiative. We talked about the power of empathy, a culture of kindness, the role and opportunity of bystanders,…

A Global University

So if you’ve been following any of my previous posts over the past few weeks, you know that we’ve been interviewing several outstanding educational leaders to be our next High School Principal. The process has been inspiring in many ways…

2 Top Things Teachers Want from Their Principal

In early 2012, I wrote a blog post called “7 Top Things Teachers Want From Their Principal” (published on Principal’s POV http://principalspov.blogspot.com/2012/01/7-top-things-teachers-want-from-their.html and on Connected Principals http://connectedprincipals.com/archives/5262). At the first faculty meeting in August 2011, I asked every staff member…

What I Know About Kids…

So I was speaking with a young, prospective teacher the other day about his future in education, and at the end of our conversation he asked me a really good question…a question that I had to stop and think about…