Ever been part of a group tasked with making a decision or recommendation, yet the decision was already made? It happens...the group's recommendation is in one direction yet the decision in the other direction. In that case, transparency in the process and the reason is key to maintain trust. #Champion4Teachers in 50 Words or Less: Part… Continue reading Don’t Ask If the Answer Doesn’t Matter
I remember a car conversation from many years ago. One of my boys was just five and experiencing some difficulties on the playground. After he lamented about how horribly he was being treated by some of his friends, I said this: Buddy, this is going to be a little hard to hear, and it is… Continue reading “We Are The Change That We Seek.” Barack Obama
Teachers deserve principals who support them. But, what does 'support' mean? Support is not saying, "You are always right." Support is saying, "Even when you are wrong, I am here beside you. I will help you feel safe and help you learn and grow. We will figure this out together." #Champion4Teachers in 50 Words or… Continue reading What Does ‘Supporting Teachers’ Mean?