Author Archives: Amy's Reflections

About Amy's Reflections

Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services in Southern CA, taking time to reflect on leadership and learning

July 2022 Reading Update

What a great reading month for me!! I love summer reading, especially when I had a long plane trip and down time in which I could read a lot this month! I also discovered that I actually can do adult … Continue reading

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Happy 10th Birthday to this Blog!

I clicked PUBLISH on my first post 10 years ago today. Never would I have dreamed that I would still be adding posts a decade later. Writing on this blog for the last ten years has been a learning journey, … Continue reading

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June 2022 Reading Update

The end of the school year is busy. The end of this school year, when we could finally get back to so many fun events, was busier than ever. It seemed like we had night events every night for the … Continue reading

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How Meditation Has Changed Me

I have been cultivating a daily meditation habit since November (after various sporadic attempts on and off over the last few years). Since November 1 I have only missed about 7 days total, which is the best I have done … Continue reading

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May 2022 Reading Update

May was another month full of nonfiction reads and more audiobooks than normal for me. During stressful or just busy times, audiobooks are so helpful to me. I also had random books become available from library holds all at once, … Continue reading

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April 2022 Reading Update

This month I read a lot more nonfiction than usual, and it was all so different. This was a diverse reading month for sure. The Violin Conspiracy by Brendan Slocumb – I LOVED this book (5 stars for me!)! Ray … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2022

I’m writing a series of blog posts to document my learning about green schools; work that I have landed in over the last few years. Please follow along with my journey and share where you are in the environmental sustainability … Continue reading

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Learning Something New

When was the last time you learned something new? What about something new that has nothing to do with your job or profession or degree? I consider myself a lifelong learner. I believe that phrase was in my first “educational … Continue reading

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Checking in on my word of 2022

I was intentional about my word of 2022: Connections. I was craving this from deep in my soul, a need to be with my people in more meaningful and authentic ways. Connections continue to drive how I spent my time … Continue reading

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March 2022 Reading Update

March was a very interesting month of reading for me. After a year of listening to the Currently Reading podcast, I have a HUGE list of recommended books I want to read. I put many of them on hold at … Continue reading

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