Connected Principals Posts

As educators, we are often faced with an opportunity to take the easy road or the hard road.  The easy road often works for us as parents, teachers, and administrators…

Read More It’s Easy…

One of my favorite facets of being a principal is sharing ideas and resources. Today, day three of my new principalship, I had the perfect opportunity to share.   It…

Read More Sharing With Teachers is Fun

After spending the last two years at Forest Green School and Connections for Learning as principal, I learned an amazing amount both through my success and failures.  The idea of…

Read More Lessons from a principalship

This is my first post as a member of Connected Principals.  A huge thanks to George Couros for including me in this awesome network of administrators. This post is a…

Read More Advice to a New Administrator

Today I had the wonderful opportunity to Skype with Dwight Carter’s administrative team, and I must admit that they definitely didn’t disappoint! I have been following Dwight’s blog and twitter feed for…

Read More The value of a PLN

If you are a regular reader of my blog you know I will be leaving the classroom and continuing my career in education as an assistant principal. I am excited about…

Read More What my students taught me…

Not even out of school for a week and my mind is already churning for the next school year. We have so much happening in our state right now, as…

Read More Let’er rest…

Several months ago, after much reflection, examination of school data, and conversations with a few teachers, I proclaimed to my staff that I did not want them to assign a…

Read More No Zeros Until…

I am excited to be on a panel with some of the most tech-savvy Principals I know today at the ISTE 2011 Conference in Philadelphia. The title of the panel…

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“>alert(1); One of the things we do at PCHS shortly after the school term ends is have the faculty meet for what we call school improvement days.  These are not…

Read More New Directions