At the beginning of this school year, I asked the following question on Twitter and in our school. The responses were insightful and have implications for all school leaders. Some of the responses were ones I expected, but some were surprising. As the dust settled from the whirlwind start to a new school year, I… Continue reading Five Things Teachers Need from Principals
It was the beginning of August when I drove from the airport to my hotel on a sweltering day in Chattanooga, TN. Before I set off from the airport, I paired my phone with the car via bluetooth so I could sing at the top of my lungs to my playlist during my drive. I… Continue reading I’m Still Here.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them. —Mother Teresa Do you love it when people tell you what you “should have done”? No, we typically hate it! When I was first learning Choice Theory, I had a trainer named Jeanette McDaniel. She is this incredibly sweet powerhouse of a woman with… Continue reading Don’t Shoulda’ On Me