Category Archives: Leadership

Does Stress Bring Out Your Best or Your Worst?

Stress.  It’s a daily part of life. Not all stress is bad. Not everyone reacts the same to stress. I find that stressful situations often bring out the best or the worst in people.  I have seen the best and … Continue reading

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Sit & Get… Compliance

I have been an educator for over 20 years. I have spent significantly more than 20 hours in my career, probably in each school year, sitting in meetings and being talked at. We often call these meetings the “Sit and … Continue reading

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Teacher Leadership Academy

This is a blog co-written by a group of teachers who participated in the first Teacher Leadership Academy (TLA) in our district during the 2017-18 school year; I was one of the Amy administrators who created the TLA.  Teacher Leadership … Continue reading

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People Follow People, Not Positions

  Think for a moment about a leader, a mentor, or a colleague you admire. What does this person mean to you? What do you know about this person as a leader/worker/ professional? What do you know about this person … Continue reading

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The Value of Reflection

While reflection might not seem like a relevant topic for my Time Management for Leaders series, stay with me for a moment! One of the ways in which leaders often lose time, or get sidetracked, is when everything is done … Continue reading

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Empowered Leaders Empower Learners (#IMMOOC Season 3, Week 4)

I am participating in a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) with hundreds of other educators across the globe, about The Innovator’s Mindset by George Couros. These are my reflections for Season 3, Week 3 of #IMMOOC, and the prompt: Relationships and collaboration … Continue reading

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Good Leaders Don’t Do It All Alone

In my Time Management for Leaders Series I try to share advice for new leaders, leaders in new roles, and leaders who are working to get organized and efficient with their time, in order to serve as instructional leaders. In … Continue reading

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