At-risk. It’s a catchy term in education. It’s a scary term to most.
As a school administrator, few things are as stressful as curriculum mapping and trying to adjust the curriculum using dirty data and without updated measures of academic progress.
Have you ever met someone and right off the bat, you knew you weren’t going to jive with this person?
What happens when you've been doing something for a long time and then you realize evidence completely contradicts your efforts?
I started to seriously run when my sister challenged me to run a marathon with her. I ran the marathon, she didn’t.
Once, while out for a jog, I found $5 on the side of the road and I am pretty sure I said “SWEET!” out loud.
You could say I work in education, but in reality I haven't been in a classroom in years.
Leaders tend to find themselves juggling quite a bit of information, time, decision-making, and personnel needs in their roles - regardless of industry. And as a district leader, you often add community relations and school board dynamics into the mix as well. With all of this on your plate, how can you make sure you’re being effective as a leader vs. just juggling it all to keep it afloat and not let the audience down?