Tag Archives: leadership

Reflections on 21st Century Leadership

I have spent considerable time over the past year reflecting upon my leadership capacity as well as leadership in general. So when Scott McLeod sponsored Leadership Day 2010, I thought it would provide me with an opportunity to share a … Continue reading

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A Collection of Thoughts to My School Community

The following is a collection of thoughts I am sharing with my Joint School Board next week: “…There is no question that reading no longer just means consuming. It’s all about pulling out the most salient, relevant pieces and doing … Continue reading

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When the Culminating Event is Just the Beginning

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of hosting our Powerful Learning Practice (PLP) Culminating Event at the Seacoast School of Technology in Exeter, NH.  Nearly 50 teachers and administrators from SAU16 participated in PLP during the 2009-2010 school year, and yesterday … Continue reading

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A New Era of Leadership

When I first came up with the idea of having a guest blogger series, I didn’t fully understand the impact it would have on me.  After all, I was simply the host, the vehicle through which various members of my … Continue reading

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May Guest Blog Series: Ed Leadership in the 21st Century

During the month of April, I reached out to about a dozen members of my PLN and asked them to guest blog on TransLeadership sometime in during the month of May.  Almost all those that I reached out to were … Continue reading

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Join Our Conversation about the Horizon Report

The following is the copy of an email I sent to our principals as a way to start a district-wide conversation about the k-12 Horizon Report and I thought I would share it with all of you in hopes that … Continue reading

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The Long and Short Term Investment Struggle of School Leadership

With April comes spring flowers, the crack of the baseball bat, the return of the mosquito, and the release of AYP in New Hampshire… For years, I’ve struggled with the disconnect between the vision of school leaders and that of … Continue reading

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Crosshairs

My youngest daughter Emma will begin Kindergarten this fall. What is the next 13 years of her life going to look like? How will she be learning? What will school look like to her as she navigates her way through school? Will it be progressive or regressive? Will she be fully engaged? Will she have to “power down” when she enters the doors of her classrooms? Continue reading

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