What My Inner City School Experience Has Given Me

This is going to be a somewhat personal post. I have been pondering this for quite some time and have finally decided to write about it and share. For the past 2 and one half years I have been the vice-principal of an inner-city school in the school district where I work (not all ourContinue reading “What My Inner City School Experience Has Given Me”

My Top Ten in Ten Days – Celebrating my 100th Blog Post 2/10

I have been working as a Vice-Principal since August, 2005.  I have had the opportunity to work in three very different schools. For my first 2 1/2 years as a Vice-Principal, I was placed in a middle-class school with a high degree of parent involvement.  My second school was in a working-class area with aContinue reading “My Top Ten in Ten Days – Celebrating my 100th Blog Post 2/10”

Open Your Hearts

I’ve been doing a great deal of reflecting these days (as I always do), but this has been a bit different.  I usually reflect upon my practise, decisions, teaching, leadership, parenting, and relationships.  Last night, with all that has been happening at my school lately, I did a lot of reflecting on the students atContinue reading “Open Your Hearts”