This is not a "them" problem. This is a "me" problem. I am a middle class white woman who grew up with incredible privileges. I know that my skin color works for me rather than against me and, honestly, I don't yet fully recognize all the advantages I was born with. I cry every time I… Continue reading 12-months to become part of the solution
The other day one of my friends, an educational leader in Michigan, asked me how I was doing in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis. I responded that I was doing well overall but that I wasn't feeling very creative and that bummed me out. I asked her how she was doing and she responded… Continue reading When it comes to COVID-19, there are a lot of things I am not.
The teachers of Quincy Elementary epitomize the concept of "go big or go home". Whether it is their love for students, the expectations they have of themselves, or prepping for a dance competition, they go all out. They just don't know any other way. When I became the principal of Quincy in 2014, my initiation… Continue reading Thank You for Making the Impossible Possible