Leaders Need Opportunities to Learn.

Recently I followed a twitter conversation about principals speaking at conferences instead of leading in their schools. My question since reading and reflecting on the post and comments is 'Why does it have to be one or the other?' I love my school, I pull into the parking lot everyday and look forward to what... Continue Reading →


Teacher for the Day. Reflections from a Principal turned Kindergarten Teacher. #HackingEarlyLearning

The 2006-2007 school year was the last time I was listed as the teacher of record for any classroom.  In November a veteran teacher met with me and asked me to sub in a class to get a feel for what teaching is like today. I took this to our Site Team to ask-would any... Continue Reading →

Leadership In The Digital Age: Considering The 3C’s

Earlier this year, the TEC Center asked early childhood educators, libraries, museums, home-daycare providers, parents, and children’s media developers to connect how the work of the TEC Center and the NAEYC/Fred Rogers Center joint position statement has impacted their practice. See how we are working to meet the needs of our youngest learners. http://teccenter.erikson.edu/tec/3cs/    

Finding joy in the journey, not just the final outcome.

Two weeks ago I ran the California International Marathon with my very dear friend Adam Welcome. Marathon weekend was an incredible experience that created memories I will never forget.   Since I have come back home I have been asked what my favorite part of the race was...my answer the training. While the actual race took under... Continue Reading →

All In! Finding Ways to Create Partnerships with Families in Your School.

One of the things I am passionate about in schools in making meaningful connections with families. As a former middle school administrator and current early childhood leader I know from practice that parents are a child’s first teacher and a strong bridge between school and home.  In education we have many strategies and tools we... Continue Reading →

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