A Coffee Break of Inspirational Leadership: The Danger of Silence

A lot has been said about the importance of speaking up to injustices, unfairness, unethical behavior, and more. In the…

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A Coffee Break of Inspirational Leadership: Ever Feel Incompetent?

Ever feel incompetent? Join the club. We all go through it. Incompetence is a perfectly normal, albeit it uncomfortable feeling.…

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A Coffee Break of Inspirational Leadership: Lead Like a Girl

Growing up, I was a tomboy in every sense of the word. I was sent to the principal’s office for…

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School Safety Toolkit – Use it, Share it

The Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) launched a Fatal School Violence Task Force in March 2018. As the chairperson…

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A Coffee Break of Inspirational Leadership: Anticipation

I love the anticipation that comes with the holidays….vacations….time with the kids off school…the new year ahead.   Maybe its…

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Becoming More Mindful as a Leader

At a time of smart phones, smart watches, always-on round-the-clock atmosphere, and immediate access to just about everyone and everything,…

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Exploring Daskal’s “The Leadership Gap”

Fortunate (or unfortunate, depending on perspective) for my staff, I attended the ACSA Women’s Leadership Conference in Redondo Beach in…

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The Secret Sauce of Parent Engagement

We know its hard…and perhaps even harder with the new California Dashboard. Not only do we have to encourage more…

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10 Leadership Challenges for 2018

If you ask educators about the challenges they anticipate for 2018, you’re likely to get a range of perspectives. However,…

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Kids Today – A Little More on the Tech Front

Students are coming to school, armed with the latest and greatest in technology. But…not all students have access. And based…

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