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Community of Care and Support for Students Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment Mission, Vision, and Core Values Professional Community for Teachers and Staff Professional Standards for Educational Leaders School Improvement

A Culture of Collaboration

I wrote this in November but it still holds true and posting it here now. Forgive me for the delay. I recently met with Foreign Language teachers in our high school who are such hard working professionals and who go above and beyond for their students everyday. I could see and hear the exhaustion, the […]

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Community of Care and Support for Students Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment Equity and Cultural Responsiveness Ethics and Professional Norms Meaningful Engagement of Families and Community Mission, Vision, and Core Values Professional Standards for Educational Leaders School Improvement Uncategorized

Hopeful and Determined

As the political protests unfold in response to the tragic deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor, I reflect on my role in the anti-racism movement. I am a white mother of young children and educator (formally a social studies teacher). Although social justice issues pushed me to major in history and social […]

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Community of Care and Support for Students Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment Ethics and Professional Norms Meaningful Engagement of Families and Community Mission, Vision, and Core Values Professional Capacity of School Personnel Professional Community for Teachers and Staff Professional Standards for Educational Leaders School Improvement

Promoting Online Risk-Taking

Personal Risk-Taking   I wouldn’t say I’m a big risk taker in life or someone that loves a thrill. I’ve always been a cautious person weighing and taking in a situation before acting.  I went skiing for the first time a couple years ago and I was petrified. I love traveling and always wanted to study […]

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Community of Care and Support for Students Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment Meaningful Engagement of Families and Community Mission, Vision, and Core Values Professional Standards for Educational Leaders

Closing Our Classrooms Amidst This Crisis

As teachers emotionally pack up their classrooms to close out the year, they are still creating connections and personal ways to celebrate the time with their students.

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Community of Care and Support for Students Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment Meaningful Engagement of Families and Community Mission, Vision, and Core Values Professional Community for Teachers and Staff School Improvement

Finding Our Why Again

Although this pandemic has brought so much “new” to the teaching world, it has also brought us back to the basics of what’s important in education and why we do what we do.