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Support in Schools is a Circle

There is a lot going on right now. Protests, a pandemic, and so much uncertainty. In the midst of everything, we are also finishing up a school year. A school year that highlighted how necessary the internet is for everyone. And has been full of uncertainty. For students, parents, and teachers, this spring has been [...]

I Saved Myself: Five Reasons Why Principals Leave Their Schools

Becoming a principal was a goal and dream of mine. I started as a classroom teacher, and a few years later, I returned to graduate school to receive a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Educational Leadership. Afterward, a principal job was a few years away, but I quickly found an assistant principal position. It was [...]

Battling Teacher Exhaustion: 5 Do Now Tips!

Every teacher comes into the profession ready to change the world one life at a time.  Every teacher also learns quickly that changing the world is exhausting.   10 years ago, my buddy gave me a ride home from work.  As I stumbled out of his car holding what looked like a metric ton of stuff, [...]

Survival Mode on Auto Pilot

We’ve all been there. Survival Mode on Auto-Pilot. At some point in every teacher’s career, they experience a school district, school, or classroom that they realize isn’t going to change. They’ve made complaints, documented, changed classroom management systems, altered and differentiated the curriculum, and scheduled meeting after meeting, after meeting... yet nothing changes.  It’s at [...]