Monthly Archives: October 2014

Well I was born in a small town…

…and I live in a small town.  If the title alone doesn’t get the famous song running through your mind, take a moment to listen to this little ditty (couldn’t resist throwing in another Mellencamp reference). So technically, I was … Continue reading

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Two factors to maximize student achievement

The two most important factors in maximizing student achievement are data and teacher preparedness.  Teachers collect many data points throughout the school year.  Those daily observations, class work, benchmark assessments, and yearly standardized assessments all go together to show us … Continue reading

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What does Starbucks have to do with school?

A leader’s role in developing teams is of utmost importance for the school’s success.  By accepting the role as a building principal, I am also accepting the role as the leader of a team.  Howard Schultz, owner of Starbucks, says … Continue reading

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