Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Things I'm Thankful for in Education
I’m grateful for a career in education. Here is some stuff that I really appreciate: Parents who give teachers the benefit of the doubt. Co...
Tuesday, May 4, 2021
I don't know...
Teachers… I don’t know about that time you had family stuff going on, and you really needed to stay home… but you came to work anyway. I...
Saturday, January 16, 2021
To a Teacher in a Pandemic
I have seen many stories this year about the academic struggles of students. Many teachers have a lot of student failures -- more than they...
Sunday, November 22, 2020
When the Mission is the Problem
The mission is vital; it is the essence, after all, of what drives any organization. But there are times that commitment to the mission may...
Thursday, November 5, 2020
Letter to a Discouraged Student
To a discouraged student, You're discouraged. I know you are. Your heart sank when you saw the grades. But those letter grades don’t...
Sunday, October 18, 2020
Letter to a Stressed Teacher in 2020
Teacher Friend, You're stressed. I know you are. I'm a principal, and it's easy for me to say, "Hang in there -- thanks fo...
Thursday, October 15, 2020
10 Things I Believe About Education and Leadership During a Pandemic
1. This pandemic has underscored an important truth that many educators have always known: we need each other. Nothing can replace human c...
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