Are you changing your mind?

Patrick Larkin wrote a piece yesterday about how his mind has changed over the past six or seven years; when he first read Collins’ Good to Great, he (as I did) essentially skipped over the technology as acceleration chapter. I was happy…

Learning as leaders.

As part of Pennsylvania’s Inspired Leadership (PIL) program, as a principal I have the opportunity to participate in professional development sessions offered through the National Institute for School Leadership. I’m now involved in the fourth and final course of the program, which…

Summer Thoughts…

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By this, I mean I’ve taken quite the little blogging break as I’ve enjoyed my summer break. Plenty of sunshine, snuggles, and sleeping…all good things! But like a great book (also of which I’ve read a ton!) all good things…

The Places We Can Go

I was totally moved by this story shared on Imgur the other day: “Oh the Places You’ll Go…” I graduated High School this week. When my Dad said he had a present for me I thought I was getting some…

So What?

As the new school year approaches, many principals around the country will be implementing a new teacher evaluation instrument.  As you visit teacher classrooms looking for specific indicators, I encourage you to ask the simple question, “So What?”  These two…