Tag Archives: educational leadership

The In-Between Leader

I was lucky enough to attend a PD session on leadership at our board’s recent Lead Your Own Learning PD day and this video was shared. I must say that I loved it instantly and was able to relate in … Continue reading

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A Recipe for Failure

I heard a saying that talked about a recipe for success and failure when it comes to leadership. It reminded me of a saying by Abraham Lincoln: “You can please some of the people all the time, and all of … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

So another year starts and there are so many things to look forward to and so many things to consider. This is when I both miss my time in the classroom and are simultaneously so happy that I am a … Continue reading

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Why me?

I have asked this question a lot over my first year as principal; not in a self pity way or to bemoan how my luck is not what I think it should be. No that is not the context of … Continue reading

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Do the Right Thing…The Right Way

I know it has been awhile since my last post but it has been a very busy few weeks. Stuff has been happening literally faster than I can process. Lots of stuff has been entirely positive with lots of great … Continue reading

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30 Years…Looking Back

Everyday I walk into my office I am greeted by 9 serious looking faces staring down at me. No not our secretaries, (they are lovely and often too busy to pay much attention to me). I am greeted by 9 … Continue reading

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Enough is enough…for now

When I started writing this blog in anticipation of assuming my new role as principal, I intended this to be a space for me to chronicle my impressions, struggles and victories in the job.  At first I found it very … Continue reading

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