Making Sure Every Student is Seen

All students need and yearn to be seen, and I believe the greatest thing we can do in life is to find someone who feels invisible and to show them that we truly see them
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So, You Want to Be a Principal?

So, you want to be a Principal? I hope so, because we need phenomenal leaders in the next wave of administrators to set our students on fire for learning and leading into the future.
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Focus Is the Future

I heard these two menacing words throughout my school life – that sounded part drill sergeant and a well-intentioned mom who was beyond stressed from her kids not listening the hundredth time – “Please focus!”
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Tips to Grow Your Leadership

There’s nothing scientific about these tips, just wisdom passed down to me from many of my mentors and some experiences I have encountered in my 27 year career. 
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More Than A Letter

I sat in my office as the official results were announced with tears in my eyes: my school was low-performing according to the state of North Carolina.
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Celebrating People Matters

One very important thing that I have learned as an educational leader is that all people (yes…ALL people) need to be celebrated and feel appreciated.
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The Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA), whose hallmark is educational leaders learning with and from each other, has served Texas PK-8 school leaders since 1917. Member owned and member governed, TEPSA has more than 5,900 members who direct the activities of 3 million PK-8 school children. TEPSA is an affiliate of the National Association of Elementary School Principals.

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