Inspiring Educators Who Inspire Future Leaders

Why Creating Systems for Authentic Relationship Building in Schools is Essential to Teaching and Learning

The momentum to make social-emotional learning an integral part of the day-to-day operation of schools in the U.S. is higher than it has ever been.

January 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

A New Definition of Rigor

How do you define rigor?

July 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Culture Matters!

Why wait until the culture within an organization is a problem?

July 12, 2017 · Leave a comment


What is your #OneWord2017?

January 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Happy Place of Learning

“Kids who fall in love with life are sure to succeed” – Dr. Eric Knost Dr. Eric Knost could not have said it better except I believe kids who fall … Continue reading

April 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Caring For Our Teachers

  I have the best job in the world. Unfortunately, according to a new Gallup report of educators featured on, many educators do not share this sentiment. In fact, the survey reports “nearly 7 … Continue reading

April 14, 2014 · 2 Comments

The State of K-12 Education: Putting Students First

“Decisions that affect our public schools are too often made based on the desires of adults rather than the needs of kids.” Michelle Rhee As I begin this blog post, … Continue reading

March 25, 2014 · Leave a comment