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The First Four Questions a New Principal Needs to Answer

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At the time of this writing, I am not a principal. I am an assistant principal. It is, however, my goal to serve as a principal some day. I have often wondered what it would be like on that day when I meet my new staff for the first time. What would be my first […]

The Power of Positive Reinforcement – It’s Biological

The Power of Positive Reinforcement – It’s Biological

I am currently reading David Rock’s book, Quiet Leadership, and it’s quickly becoming one of my favorite books. Although I’m not finished with it yet, I wanted to share something that I’ve learned from the book. David has done a lot of research on the brain, and how it works, and I’ve found it fascinating. […]

How School Administrators Will Change the World

How School Administrators Will Change the World

I’ve been reading a lot of books about leadership, and a common theme in most, if not all, of the books is that the most successful leaders have a sense of purpose. They have identified WHY they do what they do, and then they communicate that purpose to their teams. If you’ve noticed, I’ve changed […]

Recognizing Your Teacher Rock Stars – Thinking Out of the Box

Recognizing Your Teacher Rock Stars – Thinking Out of the Box

I just finished Dave Ramsey’s book, EntreLeadership: 20 Years of Practical Business Wisdom from the Trenches, and I plan on reading it again. It is filled with so many great ideas of how to lead effectively. It’s primarily for business owners, but as with many of the “business leadership” books I’ve read, there are so […]