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

September 2021 Reading Update

I am such a mood reader! I picked up a very slow, beautiful ficion narrative this month that was just not what I was in the mood for when I had time to read. It’s still on my shelf to … Continue reading

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August 2021 Reading Update

Of all the choices I make when deciding what to read next, the gender identity of the author is rarely a choice, unless I am consciously seeking out a nonbinary voice to expand myself. So it is by accident that … Continue reading

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What Fills Your Cup?

I was recently reading Beyond the Surface of Restorative Practices by Marisol Quevedo Rerucha and she was sharing the habits and practices that she employs to keep her own cup full, so that she is better able to support others. … Continue reading

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Revisiting Professional Books

How do you use what you read in professional books to make an impact in your work?  I am an avid reader. I read fast and I read a lot. I do not, however, have a great memory. Once of … Continue reading

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July 2021 Reading Update

I have a funny reading story about my poor memory (and the reason I blog about what I read!). Earlier this month I was scrolling through my Facebook memories and the memory below, from 2011 pops up: I blogged about … Continue reading

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Green Teams

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

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June 2021 Reading Update

This blog has become nothing more than a reading journal for me, and that is fine by me for now. It’s always interesting to see where my stats end up. Last month I read almost all books by women, so … Continue reading

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May 2021 Reading Update

I had another great reading month in May! I intentionally watched less junk TV and read more whenever I could. It helped that I had a long weekend away (my first plane trip in 14 months!) and lots of time … Continue reading

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Currently 2.0

I loved this Currently post on one of the healthy living blogs I read regularly. I flagged it as a good idea for me, since I haven’t written a blog post about anything other than books in awhile and I’m … Continue reading

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April 2021 Reading Update

This might be the best reading month I’ve ever had in my entire life! Our school district was on spring break for two weeks and I did take a few days off, which definitely helped me add to this month’s … Continue reading

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