Blog -ESTABLISHING & SUSTAINING VISION, MISSION, & GOALS

Attention, Vision and Mission Skeptics!

Sunday, October 30, 2016 Attention, Vision and Mission Skeptics! Image

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


Going Up?

Saturday, June 11, 2016 Going Up? Image

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


So Many Core Values and Beliefs: One Unified School Vision

Monday, February 1, 2016 So Many Core Values and Beliefs: One Unified School Vision Image

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 we don't leave our experiences, our philosophie...
Read More


Taking Time for Self-Reflection: Your Beliefs

Friday, September 4, 2015 Taking Time for Self-Reflection: Your Beliefs Image

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, cooler air. School is in full swing. We are looking ahea...
Read More


Without a Vision...

Thursday, June 18, 2015 Without a Vision... Image

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...
Read More