Here's another example of an incredible Oklahoma Educator. Who are the great educators you know in our state?
Who is the Oklahoma Educator?
Who serves as an educator in this state? Some thoughts as we near Public Schools Week
Running for class president and missing a wonderful soul
A tribute to a wonderful class leader and friend
New insights on leading from Dr. King
I trained and prepared to be a history teacher and loved teaching American history the most. I enjoyed teaching the American Revolution, the creation of the Republic, the Civil War, the Gilded Age, and 20th century history. The units, themes, ideas and words seemed to culminate in the Civil Rights movement for me. I tried…Read more New insights on leading from Dr. King
You really got me 2022!
2022 fooled me and 2023 will fool me as well, but I'm ready!
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!
Looking back on Presidents’ Day to look forward for kids
Thoughts about the importance of public education on this Presidents' Day weekend.
Lessons from the truce
I have to admit I’ve struggled a bit to get into the spirit of this holiday season, but I got a text from my son that helped point me in the right direction. In our group family text, my oldest son Carter, shared a Garth Brooks song called "Belleau Wood" that I had heard before…Read more Lessons from the truce
Others who are doing it for “them”
There are so many out there who are doing it “for them” right now in such a different context than it’s ever been done before. I was exposed to this song by The Call by a great friend, Wes, in 1990. I’ve found it to be a good wakeup call and something to rouse my…Read more Others who are doing it for “them”
Do it for them, not because it’s easy, but because it is hard.
I've had the great learning opportunity to participate in the McKinsey Management Program for School Leaders through the National Association of Secondary School Principals. It has provided tremendous growth around the area of communication and mastering challenging conversations. Perhaps the greatest challenge any of us faces in our personal and professional lives revolves around the…Read more Do it for them, not because it’s easy, but because it is hard.