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ASCD Teaser: School Culture

I am very excited and honored to share my work, thoughts, and research on the Influence of School Culture on the Job Satisfaction of Novice Teachers at ASCD in one week. … Continue reading

March 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

Strategies to become an effective teacher

Today I had an opportunity to come back to my alma mater Springfield College and talk with a few education classes.  The discussion focused around “ways I think you can … Continue reading

March 9, 2018 · 2 Comments

Vision: First Step in Leadership

In my experience as a building principal and district leader, I believe one must start with a clear vision and sense of purpose as he develops a collaborative community. Effective … Continue reading

March 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Digital Learning or just “Learning”

Happy digital learning day. With digital learning in my title I want to contribute on #DLDay.  However, I think my contribution could be to remove the word “Digital”. When I … Continue reading

February 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

Educational Leadership Terms

Strategy, action, vision, plans – OH MY.  When entering educational leadership (or even being in it) – you may feel you are walking down the yellow brick road of leadership … Continue reading

February 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

Increasing Critical Thinking Skills in Education

This morning a joined the #HackLearning chat moderated by @pammoran and @irasocol.  There were so many great questions and learned a lot. The chat focused about changes we can make in … Continue reading

February 18, 2018 · 2 Comments

Tips to increase leadership efficiency

I participated in a twitter chat Sunday night  #iaedchat with the focus of time management. I try to participate in all twitter chats to become more efficient as a school … Continue reading

February 11, 2018 · 1 Comment

Creating Win-Win Situations

The ability to find a win-win situation is an important strategy when building a positive collaborative community. The definition of a win-win situation is working toward a mutually beneficial solution. … Continue reading

February 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Tips for Developing a Partnership with Classroom and Push-In Educators

Providing push-in seamless services is becoming increasingly important in public education. More and more students are requiring specialized support and classroom educators are being asked to co-teach or plan with … Continue reading

February 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

How to be a collaborative leader

When the word “collaboration” is spoken in a school, it is not always welcomed with open arms. Educators or leaders who have had success or are comfortable working solo may … Continue reading

February 1, 2018 · 1 Comment

Supporting Student Productive Struggle

This week our administrative team conducted class visits and we talked about students taking risks and teachers supporting the productive struggle of learners.  Productive Struggle?  I wanted to dive into … Continue reading

January 25, 2018 · 2 Comments

Digital Citizenship

Today’s classrooms are providing opportunities for students to learn with technology tools and nonstop information. Providing the ability to communicate and interact very quickly online. The growth of 1:1 initiatives … Continue reading

January 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Importance Of An Entry Plan For Leaders

“Good is the enemy of great. And that is one of the key reasons why we have so little that becomes great. We don’t have great schools, principally because we … Continue reading

January 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

Strategies for Avoiding the Cobra Kai School Community

“Haters never win. Because negative energy always costs in the end.” Tom Hiddleston If you are confused about what “Cobra Kai” means or you don’t instantly say, “No mercy, mercy … Continue reading

January 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

School Leader Visibility

In my 11 years of being a principal and now the past two years as a district leader, I have seen the role of school administrator evolve from a building … Continue reading

January 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

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