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My Assistant Principal Doesn’t Like My Kids – How Facebook Made Me a Better Leader


I recently took my family to The La Brea Tar Pits Museum in Los Angeles. This was the first time I had been back to the museum in 42 years! I was lucky enough to be part of the 6th grade class that was invited to the museum’s grand opening. Walking through the museum, I […]

It’s All About Morale – How to Create a Positive School Culture – Part-4 – Have a Teacher Appreci...


This is the fourth installment in the series I’m calling, It’s All About Morale. Again, I believe that one of our most important jobs as school administrators is to grow and maintain the positive morale of our staff. If our desire is to move the school forward, we can’t do it alone. We need the […]

Why I Need to Get an Oar for my Office

Why I Need to Get an Oar for my Office

Beyond the horizon, across the vast expanse of the ocean, the captain envisioned a new world. He was certain that a better world existed, but he just needed to get there. He knew he couldn’t get there without some help. As strong as he was, and as determined as he was, the distance was too […]

How the Administration Lost Their Most Amazing Teacher

How the Administration Lost Their Most Amazing Teacher

She was the most amazing teacher I had ever known. Her name wasn’t Diane, but that’s what I’ll call her. Diane was so full of enthusiasm. She was always smiling, and she never had a negative word to say about any student or about another teacher. She loved being a teacher. She loved kids. Diane […]