Being an educational leader is much like managing a classroom. It requires planning, preparation and monitoring. With that being said, I truly believe and have learned that a big part of leading a school is being an effective communicator. I often think and reflect about my practices as communicator and ask myself three things: Are… Continue reading How Effective Is Your Communication?Strategies For Meaningful Change
The last few months have been game changing in my development as a leader and as a person. Lots has changed in my life. All of this has motivated me to reframe and refocus on what is important for me and my career. I don’t actually remember where or when I heard these words, but… Continue reading Are you Willing, Ready and Able to Grow and Improve? The Key to Personal and Professional Growth
A few days ago, my wife Amanda and I discussed the power of having a positive mindset, the impact on our life and the importance to nurture and maintain a positive attitude. Everyone experiences setbacks in life and when that happens is hard to keep a positive outlook. Things can look gloomy and dark for… Continue reading A Positive Mindset: The Superpower to Personal and Professional Improvement
I was a junior in High school when I was no longer identified as an English Learner. My ESL class that was no longer needed opened up a spot in my schedule. “You can take an elective class” my counselor said. After a quick review of the available courses, I opted for creative writing with… Continue reading A Value Worth Celebrating: Bilingualism Through Fair and Equitable Programing
Long are the days from when I was a middle school newcomer and my goal as a student was to learn English, graduate from the bilingual program and assimilate to a new culture. As a parent of emerging bilingual kids, I’m thankful to all the teachers and leaders who embrace the dual language movement.