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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A Coffee Break of Inspirational Leadership: Resolution Over Yet? Try Vision Boards

This past week marks the time when New Year’s resolutions fall by the wayside. Did yours? I’ll admit that I…

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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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Need a Mentor?

Are you looking for a mentor? Look no further (no, I’m not offering my services but I am offering some…

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Likeable Leadership – Am I Overthinking It?

As a female leader, I’ve struggled with the same issue that many others before me have – how important is…

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Youth to Adult: What Skills Matter Most?

Kindergarten teachers are angels that walk on earth. Their skills and compassion for little people who are waist-high to me…

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Why STEAM Needs to Take a Front Seat To STEM

The term STEAM has been pretty consistently bantered around for years as a replacement to STEM. Are the educational acronyms…

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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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