Are you waiting for a title?

Ambition.  Prestige.  Honor.  Position.  These seem to be elusive destinations that some trek towards or elusive suitors to be pursued and won.  There are many individuals hung up on title and rank and feel their own self-worth is defined by the signature line on their email or the letterhead on the company stationery.  I know…Read more Are you waiting for a title?

National Assistant Principals Week — AP’s doing it for them!

I feel tired already looking at what’s coming up this week.  Just so you stay in the know as well, National Robotics Week is April 2-9, National Library Week is April 3-9. National Window Safety Week is April 4-10 and National Wildlife Week is April 5-9.  You can look it up.  I found it on…Read more National Assistant Principals Week — AP’s doing it for them!

Reflecting on lessons learned from first semester heading into the next.

How are you starting off this semester?  Is it a reset, relaunch, reboot or redux from the fall?  I wrote a short piece for my state association this fall that talked about how we were all first-year educators in the age of this pandemic at the beginning of this year (see "Leading Virtual Learning" at https://issuu.com/dawnccosa.org/docs/9.20_issue_better_schools).  Although…Read more Reflecting on lessons learned from first semester heading into the next.