Tag: PD

“I Don’t Have Time For That”

For the last couple of weeks, I’ve been thinking about what makes an educator or principal/VP think or say “I don’t have time for that” when it comes to their professional development. I remember saying those exact words (more than once) at different points during my career. And when I think back to them, I…

The WHO of our WHY

This past August and September, I experienced a different start to the school year: after 4 years of being on detachment to the Ministry of Education, I have resumed my duties as a school principal. And what a wonderful school it is! The annual return to the classroom for a school team can be similar,…

Redefining Systems For Learning

For the past 6 months I have developed the habit of listening to podcasts during the cardio portion of my workouts at the gym. I have been getting a lot of satisfaction out of it, both personally and professionally. One that is on my favorites list is Danny “Sunshine” Bauer’s podcast Better Leaders Better Schools. I…