Connected Principals Posts

I heard a story about an administrator saying that he now had the ability to deal with teachers that were sharing “inappropriate tweets”. And we wonder why so many teachers…

Read More “If you screw up…”

So I received an email this past week from a former student of mine who wanted to check in and catch up. He’s just now finishing his degree in sports…

Read More We All Play a Part

Many have leadership titles, but our true leaders exhibit leadership behaviors. Some are listed here. Certainly not an exhaustive list, nor set in stone; but led to some great candid discussion and…

Read More Leaders: Strive to be the Weak Link

Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free. As Lady Liberty greeted thousands of dreamers to the new world, to freedom, and to the land…

Read More The Dream Makers Among Us

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Last Saturday I drove my daughter to the local lake dam spillway to meet her teammates for a weekend track workout. After twenty minutes of warm-up running on the grassy path to the spillway and back, they lined up for drills. These included 12 sprints up an intimidatingly steep grassy incline to practice increasing speed.

It was a joy to watch all of the students working hard and pushing themselves. As they neared their tenth sprint drill, their legs began shaking, their shirts were lined with sweat, and their chests heaved with every breath. Their movement was a mass of arms pumping, legs kicking up the hill, bending over to catch a breath, standing up tall before making the climb down to run up again. Read More 3 End-of-the-School-Year Reminders