The Progress Report

Automobile University

Listen to this week’s edition of ‘The Progress Report’ in the form of a podcast by clicking the play down below!   Katie Algrim – Director of Innovative Professional Learning …

The Secret Stash

As a teacher and administrator I admit….I had a secret stash of supplies (full disclosure-I still have a stash in my office at the ROE, see image to the right)! …

A Possible Solution

One of my biggest frustrations, not only in education, but in life really, pertains to glorifying issues.  I am very solution focused, I see a problem and I dive right …

Happy Fall Y’all

I LOVE fall.  It is my favorite time of the year…hooded sweatshirts, football, apple cider, bonfires!!!  I have always enjoyed the season change but a few years ago I had …

Humanizing the IEP

I have literally been in hundreds of IEP Meetings throughout my career.  As a student, teacher, and administrator. Yes, I had an Individual Education Plan from preschool until about 2nd …

A Breath of Fresh Air

There is a constant buzz that flutters throughout my house tonight, the excitement has been growing for several weeks now…tomorrow is my daughter’s first day at her new school!   …

Summer Summary

This summer was like one I have never experienced before.  I spent the majority of my June days either receiving PD or presenting and supporting others with their professional learning. …

Substitute Survival

I am a list maker. They keep me focused and organized.  Every May, right before the end of the school year, I would make a summer to-do list.  I wanted …