For the past several weeks I have had the pleasure to have monthly coaching sessions with several building administrators. These outstanding people are doing great work with their communities. Several of my meetings are conducted in their offices. Read more
Leadership is hot topic. Visit any bookstore or website and you will find several models and opinions of how to improve your organization and enhance your skills. After reviewing several authors in preparation for the blog, I have decided to simplify this complex subject. As a school leader, focus on a few of these areas and your performance will improve and be enhanced. Be intentional on the 5 C’s. Read more
This is an archived blog from January 2012.
Being a leader in today’s schools is a difficult challenge. There are mandates, shrinking resources, learning gaps, new supervisors, micro managing school boards, and state legislatures to deal with. These challenges can cause you to act with caution and less confidence which could negatively impact you as a leader. Read more
Welcome to the first Monday morning of 2012. I trust all of you had a wonderful break and are energized to welcome back your staff and students. Besides enjoying my family, I used the break to conduct many one question interviews with learners of all ages. I was interested in finding out what did learners appreciate about their teachers. What made them successful as instructors? Here are some of the comments I received: Read more