October 30, 2016
Attention, Vision and Mission Skeptics!
For 20 years, Great Oaks Elementary has been the WOW place to learn and teach.
How was the vision established? Intentionally, and with intensity.
I was the Assistant Principal at Great Oaks... Read More
June 13, 2016
It's an all-too-familiar scene.
Picture it with me.
You're in the grocery store, or coming out of the doctor’s office, or having dinner at a restaurant with the family, or... Read More
February 4, 2016
So Many Core Values and Beliefs: One Unified School Vision
Back in September, I wrote about the importance of school leaders reflecting upon their own core values and beliefs, as an important first step in leading a school. Why? Because w... Read More
September 8, 2015
Taking Time for Self-Reflection: Your Beliefs
It is September.September. How did that happen? In my house, it’s time for football & band season. Evenings and weekends seem to fade all too quickly into the crisper, co... Read More
June 19, 2015
Without a Vision...
As the saying goes, without a vision the people perish. I will take that a step further and say without continued reflection the leader will perish.
During my first year... Read More