Tag: Principal

Keeping The Positive Energy Tank Full

For a school principal, the beginning of August often signals the restart of being in the “new school year” mode. It’s a time for reflection, goal setting, and planning. A time to refine the educational projects we plan to do with our students, their parents, and our staff. It’s also a time when our positive…

How do you define success?

We all know that success can be defined in different ways. It often depends on an individual’s point of view, past experiences, how they were brought up, or even their mindset. Some believe that success is measured by assets, wealth, or trophies. Others are content with just the essentials and feel very successful in life. Some…

A Leader’s Code

What does it take to be a good leader? Do we find similar characteristics, actions and attitudes among people who are recognized as good leaders? A simple Google search on leadership generates more than 800 million results: articles, photos, videos, even “secret” leadership codes. There is no shortage of information. However, I do not believe there is…

Keeping The Bar High

Do we keep the bar high in education? Do we continuously look for ways to raise the bar? It is not enough to have high expectations for students alone. We have to dig deeper than that. We need to question and reflect much further than that. Our intention to provide quality education is good, even noble,…

Small Change = Big Gains

(In this post, I am simply thinking out loud. This idea has been running in my mind for quite some time now, and I’ve had many great discussions about it with superintendents, principals, teachers and parents. I would love to know what you think !) One of the biggest challenges that I faced as a…