Giving Thanks in 2020

November is usually one of my favorite months. I’ve always been a homebody, and with Thanksgiving around the corner, I knew extra days at home were soon ahead. As a …

Synthesizing My PD

I’ve have been blessed with the opportunity to participate in some amazing professional development opportunities over the past week: I’ve participated in an Administrator Academy focused on school finance and …

A Better Conversation

As educators, we are expected to communicate authentically and clearly with students in our classrooms, colleagues in our professional learning communities, and administrators in various meetings, trainings, etc. We are …

Whatever It Takes

“Whatever It Takes” – this has been my mantra throughout my career. Early in my career, I had the honor and privilege to work for an AMAZING principal (amazing is …

Are you INSPIRED?

Educators truly embody lifelong learning. We spend our evenings, summers, and weekends, reading, learning, reflecting, and adapting. Just scan Twitter: you’ll find fellow educators requesting book recommendations, sharing resources, and …