Category: #admin

This summer I find myself able to actually THINK ahead…something last summer didn’t allow, as I had NO idea what I was supposed to even be thinking about! I’m a planning nerd, which is surprising considering how much is always happening in this role. Someone shared via Twitter recently, ” The principal’s day is spent […]

Read More Tips & tricks to planning as a principal, part 1

We have traveled as a district leadership team to the Solution Tree PLC conference. Day 1 involved some powerful examples of what a PLN and PLC led culture can lead to on a campus. I figured out at my first PLC conference that the PLC mindset was very similar to what I think is the “connected […]

Read More PLC conference: Leadership gems

I had the opportunity to blog for ASCD this week on a topic that is near & dear to my heart…appreciating teachers. I hope to always retain my “teacher eyes” and now have the benefit of seeing an entire campus in action. They impress me each and every day. As an educator, I love that my professional […]

Read More Thank a Teacher in Your Life #thefirstyear

A destructive hail storm pummeled North Texas this past Monday evening. The hail caused significant damage to homes and cars in our little ISD, even causing us to cancel school Tuesday, for a “hail day”. (Everything’s bigger in Texas, right?) From golf ball sized hail at my house to SOFTBALL SIZED HAIL in another neighborhood…we were hit […]

Read More Leadership during severe weather, lessons learned! #thefirstyear