Connected Principals Posts

I get a monthly ezine that has links to current and relevant topics to the educationally inclined. This week there was an infographic that gave several suggestions on how to…

Read More Motivating employees without $$$

This week, I've been asked to share a few thoughts with our newest principal hires, now that I'm a “wily veteran” (having started my third year as a principal).  Our…

Read More 4 Lessons as a Sophomore Principal

custom writing This post was originally posted on Figuring It Out by J. Bevacqua As a principal I spent a fair bit of time reflecting on ways I could support…

Read More What Do I Amplify?

High Tech, High Touch, High Performance. You may heard these words if you attended one the orientation meetings or our opening day staff meetings. The Centerburg Middle/High School staff has…

Read More High Tech, High Touch, High Performance

Shared by Michael Dales on Flickr through Creative Commons I mentioned in my last past post that my focus needs to be on instruction and assessment. In turn, I need…

Read More Focus & Breathe

I think it's human nature to wonder what people think about us. In fact, I would say at times we spend way too much time wondering what people will think…

Read More Leave a legacy

The question we most commonly ask is the “what” question-what subjects shall we teach? When the conversation goes a bit deeper, we ask the “how” question-what methods and techniques are…

Read More The Courage To Teach

“Write the way you talk.” That was what she said to me, and I never forgot it. Her name was Nancy Peterson (Mrs. Peterson to the seventh-grade version of me)…

Read More Magic – We all Have the Power