Inspiring Educators Who Inspire Future Leaders

15 Questions: Questions to Start a Conversation with Your Child

Having a meaningful conversation with children starts with good questions.

October 29, 2016 · 1 Comment

The Journey Ahead

What would you attempt to do this year if you were not afraid?

September 12, 2016 · 1 Comment

5 Positive Hallway Conversations

With the start of a new school year just around the corner, I am looking for new ways to inspire and motivate my team in our work with students.

July 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Preserving Play

“There has to be an emphasis on teaching reading and math in early childhood classrooms, but we should never allow the invasion of the academic to restrict the ways that … Continue reading

April 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Successful Education Toolkit: What do Children Need to Flourish at School?

Originally posted on FlourishingChildhood:
We want our children to have a great education, so what is the secret? We tend to look hard at what is on offer: the quality…

March 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Age of School Shootings: The New Normal?

This week, school officials across the country monitored computer screens, smartphones, and televisions waiting to hear more details after a 12-year-old middle school student walked into his school with a … Continue reading

January 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

You Are Here To Do Great Things

Here is another motivational post from one of my favorite bloggers. In the new year, remember you are here to do great things. Stay focused and don’t let obstacles get … Continue reading

December 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Biggest Challenge in Becoming Successful

What does it mean to be a successful person? This is a very important question with many different answers to the question depending on who you ask. I believe the … Continue reading

December 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Inspiring Hope in our Schools

Keeping Hope Alive in Schools Hope! According to, to have hope is to cherish a desire with anticipation: to desire with expectation of attainment: to expect with confidence: to … Continue reading

September 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Predicting Future Success for Children

Is Spatial Ability a Predictor of Future Success in Technology, Math, and Science? A recent study published in the journal Psychological Science has opened the door, once again, for educators to … Continue reading

July 24, 2013 · Leave a comment