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A good leader will always be a servant leader.  That's a belief that I was raised with and one I've tried, sometimes unsuccessfully, to live out.As a campus leader now I try to continually find ways to show my staff that I appreciate them and...

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Kids Deserve It!  Writing our last chapter!Sometimes things just fall into place.  It doesn’t make sense all the time, but it always seems to happen at just the right time. The important thing to remember is - just go with it, there’s a reason it’s all...

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Time and time again, I have shared about the power of social media.  The power of taking time to connect with others.One of those people I've connected with is Ben Gilpin. Ben is a principal at Warner Elementary in Michigan!  I've known Ben for a...

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So my wife is a huge Charlie Brown fan.  Every year, we must sit down and watch all the holiday specials.  And when she heard the Peanuts Movie was coming out she made sure it was scheduled in for us to see.  And if I...

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Back in August I wrote a review on a little book called "Crash Course" by Kim Bearden.  You can read that post HERE.Well our staff read that book together as our fall book-study book.  To say that it was a game changer is an understatement.When...

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This week I was able to do something I haven't done before as a leader.  I listened to my students.Now let me clarify.  I've done anonymous surveys, I've had kids write letters, and more.  But I have never really taken the time to just sit...

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Wow, if only I knew how much this blog series was going to take hold!  Last week's post, "As An Admin, I Wish You Knew" stirred so much conversation!  I am thrilled about the interest from educators, from around the world, who wanted to share...

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