An Amazing Lesson…

As an In-class resource teacher, I have the distinct privilege of entering the world of many teachers, whether they like it or not.  During the time I spend with my co-teachers, I am privy to the everyday behaviors that evaluators and administrators rarely, if ever, see. On Monday, just yesterday though it feels like many […]

Chain of Command

I’m writing this to all of you as a sort of reflection on a challenge and solution I’ve recently been reminded to use. As you may know, I lead an organization that delivers professional development.   Teachers and administrators  gather to share and learn all sorts of things from classroom management ideas to the latest and […]

Life: The Twists and Turns That Flavor Our Leadership

Let me get this out there:  this week my beautiful, 35 year-old daughter, Casey, has had a preliminary diagnosis of muscular dystrophy. You may have just gasped.  You intrinsically understand the gravity of the situation, imagining yourself in my shoes facing the prospect of having my daughter, my vivacious, comical, sarcastically-optimistic-in all-situations daughter facing a […]

The Most AMAZING Day!

It was amazing. You know, as a teacher, when you have those AMAZING days.. Ok- they’re probably more like amazing moments… I wish I could play the video in my head of my feelings of amazement… feeling of ” wow… they’re all engaged… all 30 of them… all at one time… on the right task… and the thinking! […]