Appreciative Leadership & Positive Framing

“Leadership is not about a title or a designation. It’s about impact, influence, and inspiration. Impact involves getting results, influence is about spreading the passion you have for your work, and you have to inspire teammates and customers.”  ~ Robin Sharma The world has changed, schooling has changed, and the nature of school leadership is … More Appreciative Leadership & Positive Framing

Small System Cycles

Creating and sustaining systems using the Blueprint framework is complex and at times may seem daunting as you go about your day leading and teaching. There are district systems, building routines, networks, and infrastructures. If you stay in the theoretical world of the Blueprint for too long you forget about the need to take the complicated and parse into reasonable bite-size chunks that can be put into action. … More Small System Cycles

Feb. 20, 2020- Data-driven, Decision-making Organizations

The ultimate goal of data-driven, decision-making organizations is to continuously improve results. In a school district, these results are tied to improving student outcomes. This means collecting, analyzing, and responding to relevant data daily, weekly, and monthly to improve leading, teaching, and learning. … More Feb. 20, 2020- Data-driven, Decision-making Organizations

January 30, 2020 – The Power of Feedback

“A dynamic process that uses dialogue and evidence to engage a learner, internally or with a learning partner, in constructing knowledge that results in changes in practice, performance, and self.” – A definition of feedback from The Feedback Process: Transforming Feedback for Professional Learning author Joellen Killion … More January 30, 2020 – The Power of Feedback