You are a school leader - educated, high-achieving, self-directed, and intentional. You are responsible for so much and need to focus on what matters most as you balance many complexities.
In Junior High, I started carrying a paper calendar in my purse. Even then, I pined over the DayTimer components. Later, in the 90s, I was an early adopter of
Intense experiences must become our teachers. In an organization, every critical incident, crisis, or 'situation' is worthy of review and learning. The After Action Review (AAR) is the tool. What
High-performing school leaders set goals, focus on high leverage work, engage the team, monitor progress, and assess performance. This is the story of a school moving forward.However, it's much easier
What matters most is moving from a ‘believer’ to a ‘builder’ for the sake of equity! The 2021 Learn Forward™ standout EdLeadership book: Dolly Chugh’s The Person You Mean to Be.
After we pontificated about education for hours over 4pm decaf coffees, one of my long-time colleagues stood at the door and opined about the following:EgoJudgmentControl“Ego, judgment, control,” she cautioned, ”Those
The sweet smell of tomatoes on my fingers is the fragrance of summer. Indeed, I hear the invitation from my Indigenous brothers and sisters to honor the land. So, I
The call is to break barriers for equity! It’s an exciting time to be a leader. It’s an exciting time to be a woman in educational leadership!As a female educational
"What does 'No fixing, saving, advising, or correcting each other' mean?" she asked. Her question was so insightful. As a new member of our team, she had seen this commonly
Failure. How do we deal with failure? Learn Forward is currently considering how to cultivate change-ready schools. This week, I was reminded about how change-readiness includes bouncing back from failure.