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Teacher Leadership Academy

This is a blog co-written by a group of teachers who participated in the first Teacher Leadership Academy (TLA) in our district during the 2017-18 school year; I was one of the Amy administrators who created the TLA.  Teacher Leadership … Continue reading

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Empowered Leaders Empower Learners (#IMMOOC Season 3, Week 4)

I am participating in a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) with hundreds of other educators across the globe, about The Innovator’s Mindset by George Couros. These are my reflections for Season 3, Week 3 of #IMMOOC, and the prompt: Relationships and collaboration … Continue reading

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Yet Another Day in the Life {Summer Edition}

This is a glance at a typical day for a district administrator during the summer. As you will see, “summer” has a very different definition for those of us who work at the district office! I’m waiting to see one … Continue reading

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Another Day in the Life

My first day in the life post demonstrated one type of work day for me, in my current role as a district administrator. Because each day can be so different, I decided to capture a different day. I wish I … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a District Administrator

I read a lot of blogs written by healthy lifestyle bloggers. Many of these bloggers post “A Day in the Life” blogs every few months to demonstrate a typical day in their world. Every time I read one I consider … Continue reading

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Abundance Mentality

What is an abundance mentality? I first read about it in Leading Every Day: 124 Actions for Effective Leadership by Joyce Kaser, Susan Mundry, Katherine E. Stiles, and Susan Loucks-Horsley. “To engage in synergistic partnership requires that both parties value sharing … Continue reading

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Gratitude

I often hear it referenced that you can make yourself happier, less stressed, if you make note of what you are grateful for on a regular basis. Today was a great day that I am truly grateful for, and I … Continue reading

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Things I’m Loving Friday, Volume 9

I haven’t done an updated Things I’m Loving Friday edition in awhile. Truthfully, I haven’t loved a lot lately, since I’ve been drowning in work, school, and general life stress. However, I am coming out the other side and want … Continue reading

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Educational Hot Topics

During one of my recent classes we had an opportunity to hear from a lawyer who specializes in educational law, representing many California school districts. He shared his thoughts on some of educational hot topics related to the law and … Continue reading

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PBIS for a PLN

PBIS: Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports  Through my doctoral journey, I have completed a study of my district’s discipline data and a closer look at one of our site’s implementation of the PBIS system. I also attended two days of … Continue reading

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