Tag Archives: Amy Illingworth

Revisiting My Core Values

A year ago I explored my core values with an activity by author Elena Aguilar. I wrote about the experience here. My three core values, based on that activity were: Equity Making a difference Trust This weekend I participated in … Continue reading

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Pay it Forward

This year has been a year of mentoring for me. I had the amazing opportunity to participate in the AASA More Than a Power Lunch series for Women Educational Leaders, where I received regular mentoring from a Superintendent across the … Continue reading

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May ’17 Update

I read only 2 books in May, making my 2017 total 18 so far. You Will Know Me by Megan Abbott – I’m not sure where I heard/read about this book, but it was an interesting, sad, mystery. Devon is a teen … Continue reading

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Working with an Assistant

Today’s Time Management for Leaders Series post is about how leaders can work collaboratively with an assistant*. This is something I work on with new leaders who have come from a classroom teacher position, having never had an assistant before. This is an … Continue reading

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Things I’m Loving Friday, Volume 20

On Fridays I like to share the things that help me as a leader and a learner. Please join in by sharing what you are loving lately! This week I was inspired by a recent #LadiesWhoLead Twitter chat led by … Continue reading

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Organizing Resources to Share

I’m continuing my Time Management for Leaders Series with a post that connects to one of my strengths, Input. In my post Using Your Strengths at Work, I wrote about my Input strength: “People strong in the Input theme have a … Continue reading

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Building teacher leadership capacity

When I was a new principal I was not good at building teacher leadership capacity. In fact, when I first became a principal, this idea wasn’t even on my radar. I did not have a clue that it was my … Continue reading

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