Organized Leadership: Who should be around the table?

When I interviewed for a newly-created position as the district curriculum director, the job description was five pages long. The last item said something to the effect of, “And anything else the superintendent assigns”. Ha! Uh, sure…  The only people who ever saw that description were the ones who were being interviewed, the interviewing committee,

Technology Infusion

Integration, implementation, initiative…infusion.   I’ve worked with many school districts who were moving to a 1:1 environment.  Most of the time, they call it a technology integration- something teachers weave into their existing practice. Sometimes they call it an implementation- seen by teachers as one more thing to do. And sometimes it’s described more as