A New Role, a New District, and New Connections

It is Spring Break and after my first 2 1/2 months of being a principal, I have found time to do some important 3-R’s – rest, rejuvenate, and reflect. Heading into the final stretch of a school year, all these are imperative to continue on and end the year strong. On January 1st, I became aContinue reading “A New Role, a New District, and New Connections”

A Bit of Me

A Bit of a Goodbye After 20 years in my current district, it is time to say goodbye. It’s not really a goodbye though. Even though we will not be seeing one other at district meetings, we will continue to visit, exchange emails, vox each other, talk on Facebook, and inspire each other on Twitter.Continue reading “A Bit of Me”

10 Reasons Why I Blog 9/10

10 Reasons Why I Blog 1. I blog as a way to making meaning.  Blogging helps me think about and process information.  I find it therapeutic to take in, reflect on, and then express my feelings and thoughts through my writing. Sometimes, during challenging times, this is difficult to do so in a diplomatic manner. ThisContinue reading “10 Reasons Why I Blog 9/10”

I’m Back and On the Mend

I’m Back! I have been unwell for the past week.  Apparently, it was time for my yearly visit with my friend Bronchitis, with a bonus stopover from Sinus Infection. Misery loves company, don’t you know. This is how I looked, I’m sure: While I did manage to get myself in to work on Wednesday andContinue reading “I’m Back and On the Mend”

On Becoming a Teacher/Administrator 2.0

Over the next few days/weeks, I will be blogging about some of the Reform Symposium. I will write about some of the talks, keynotes, and panel discussions.  It was truly a wonderful experience and I am hoping to get some of my thoughts down about some of what I saw/heard.  I will include some ofContinue reading “On Becoming a Teacher/Administrator 2.0”