Author: Derek Hatch

In my role as a high school Assistant Principal, I am also a grade coordinator. I met my “class” almost three years ago when they started grade 10. These kids (almost…

Read More How do you want to be remembered?

This is a cross post from my personal blog. Recently, at a PD session, I ran into a former colleague with whom I used to team teach. Since we have…

Read More Adventures in Team Teaching

This is a cross post from my own blog. I have been doing quite a bit of reading and reflecting lately about collaboration in schools. There are many articles like…

Read More Collaboration in Schools

This is a cross post from my personal blog. This is my contribution to #leadershipday12. I want to star online generic viagra t by thanking Scott McLeod for spearheading this…

Read More Summer Lessons about Leadership

This is a cross post from my personal blog at hatcherelli.wordpress.com As a technology leader in my school (and in my school district), I find myself a little overwhelmed with…

Read More Do a Few Things Well

As the chairman of the Technology Committee at my school, I have been charged with the task of assembling a team of educators who will be responsible for setting the…

Read More Vision BEFORE Purchase

This is a cross post from my personal blog.  Our school elevator is broken, and as a result our students who are wheelchair bound cannot access the second floor of…

Read More Broken Elevator

This is a cross post from my blog. As one of the technology leaders at my school, I have had to immerse myself in technology.  This post describes some of…

Read More Technology Immersion

Well, here it is.  The last day of my final course in my M. Ed. (Leadership) program.  I am here at the beautiful University of Portland campus fulfilling the residency…

Read More The Journey – M. Ed. at UP

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