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Three Weeks

Three weeks ago today.  That’s when it happened.  That’s when years worth of personal work was erased, the slate was essentially wiped clean, and I had to begin again. Three weeks ago.  It feels like yesterday.  I can still hear the words coming out of…

Saving All of Them #KidsDeserveIt

As educators we give our all for our students.  They become like our own children with whom our hearts break alongside of, we laugh and eat together, we give up hours of our time to help, and we lose sleep over often. And I think…

We Show Up

Being in education is hard.  It’s physically, emotionally, and yes even spiritually draining.  Being an educator is more than just showing up at work to do a job. Every one of us knows that.  We work hours well past what our contracts say.  We put…

5 Ways to Uplift & Empower Your Team

This post was co-written with Steven Lamkin. You can follow him on Twitter or check out his blog. Schools across the country have either already begun or are gearing up to start their year.  As the year gets underway, one thing that campus leadership must…

Get a #KidsDeserveIt Shirt; Support Hurricane Harvey Schools

As you may or may not know, every month we sell #KidsDeserveIt t-shirts.  We donate 100% of the proceeds to Donors Choose projects.  Thanks to the generous purchases of so many we have donated over $30,000 to teachers in need. As you’ve seen on the…