Are you driving or drifting?

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I have a post it on my computer that simply states, “Be intentional.” Did you know that every single day you’re choosing to either move forward or move backward? There really never is a standing still, especially in this field…

Parents: To Inform or To Consult?

Originally post by J Bevacqua  on Figuring It Out I recently attended a seminar dealing with how schools should interact with parents.  The seminar, hosted by lawyers, highlighted some recent examples of case law where interactions between schools and parents…

And Then I Met A Teacher

He met a teacher, and it changed everything. Jim Wengo was fresh out of high school when he started working at the local butcher shop. But his high school agriculture teacher, John Krivokapish, had other plans for him. When he…

Bob Dylan, Meet Steve Jobs

He wasn’t known for playing an instrument. He didn’t go down in history as a great songwriter. But, part of the legacy Apple founder Steve Jobs left behind was music. Jobs transformed the music industry (at least, that is the…

Once I Believed

Recently my leadership coach presented me with a challenge: write about what you have learned in your years of experience as a school leader that you bring to the new position you have begun this year. The task sparked my imagination…