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Communicating Your Purpose – A Lesson Learned


Hello amazing school administrators, I wanted to share with you something that I learned recently that I think will be helpful. We decided to put on this evening event at our school to raise money for our PTSA. We planned for weeks. Our PTSA, administration and our teachers spent hours preparing, promoting and getting ready […]

Who Does Your Office Describe?


I recently had the opportunity to serve as a principal for a day at a neighboring intermediate school. I am currently the assistant principal of a middle school in the same district, but for one day, I was asked to substitute for the administration of another school. Their admin team was on a leadership retreat […]

Why School Administrators Should be Millionaires

Why School Administrators Should be Millionaires

This is by far the most important post I’ve ever written. I have read a lot of leadership books in the last 6 months. They have all been inspiring. I have a list of some the books I’ve read on my resource page. Most of the books have been about leaders in business. They are […]

7 Steps to Avoid Staff Demoralization

7 Steps to Avoid Staff Demoralization

“Sanctioned Incompetence Demoralizes.” – John Maxwell I read this recently, and it caused me to think about my role as a school administrator. Again, as you know, I’m learning as much as I can as I journey toward school administration mastery, and the more I learn, the more it seems that my destination gets further […]