Before you even begin reading this, I just want to warn you that this isn’t a “how to” post like the others in my school improvement series. This is more of a rambling, train-of-thought, how do we fix this, post.
“Ain’t nobody fresher than my Clique…” Whenever I think of school leadership teams (LTs), I think of the Kanye West assisted Big Sean song, Clique. Why? Because the school leadership team ought to be planned for, assembled, and carry out
I’ve been working in school improvement for 5 years and have learned a lot about what it takes for schools to successfully serve the communities in which they are located. I’ve learned that the likelihood of success for American schools increases
The most difficult part of the transition from classroom teacher to instructional coach is giving feedback to teachers who have decades more experience than you do. I was barely a toddler in dogs years and there I was, telling teachers who had
I think being credible, that is, being taken seriously, is the first step toward being an effective leader. People, especially those you wish to or purport to lead have to believe in your knowledge, skills, and abilities as a leader.
First, for the five or six of you who read my blog or follow me on Twitter, I apologize for the lag between posts. What can I say ? A brother has been busy. I started a new job (more