Rule #3 Set the tone: visually.

"People may not remember exactly what you did, or what you said, but they will always remember how you made them feel" Smile.  The first impression a scared 5 year old is going to have of the leader of their school.  A smile goes an incredibly long way for both the child and parent.  This... Continue Reading →

Rule #2 Set the stage: practice, practice, practice.

Having your whole school graduate every year is a big task.  When it is a child’s first year of school it is critical we get it right-every time.  Because of this #WoodsonK has routines upon routines for support staff and families with this big day that we practice multiple times.   Step One:  Kindergarten Registration.... Continue Reading →

What I Learned While Leading from the Sandbox.

   We can all learning something new each and everyday.  From tying our shoes or begining to read; to learning a new social emotional curriculum and working in a Professional Learning Community our learning is really never complete. Don't be afraid.  Learning meanings taking a risk, trying something new in the hopes of learning and... Continue Reading →

Unconventional Leadership: Better Leaders Better Schools Podcast.

http://betterleadersbetterschools.com/jessica-cabeen/ Jessica Cabeen has been a Kindergarten Principal in Austin Minnesota for the past 5 years.  Previous to this she was an assistant middle school principal and special education supervisor.  Her teaching career included work in special education and as a music therapist.  She facilitates the Minnesota P3 Principal Leadership series as well the Principal Academy through the... Continue Reading →

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