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Pope HoPE: Helpful Professional Exploration

I took a stab in the dark today as I sent an email out to my staff in the hopes of starting a new initiative. I called the initiative Pope HoPE. HoPE standing for Helpful Professional Exploration. The idea here … Continue reading

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Hope is DIRECTION gained through REFLECTION

The first week as a principal has been incredible in so many ways. It has been incredible how much there is to do and how much people want to see me. “Do you have a minute?” has been the most … Continue reading

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Welcome Back

Today was the first day of the new school year but it was also the first day of my tenure as principal of Blessed Pope John Paul II CSS: the same school where I was a VP just over two … Continue reading

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SAVMP: Developing Leaders

I sit here watching my kids play a bit before bed on the night before the first day of school. Sort of a calm before the storm really as tomorrow morning will be intense from 5:30am when my wife and … Continue reading

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SAVMP: My Learning Goals for the Year

I have included my Annual Learning Plan (Professional Growth Plan for Administrators), for a couple of reasons: I am going ask that all my teachers at my new school complete their Annual Learning Plan in the first month of school. … Continue reading

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SAVMP: I was Inspired by…Ashton Kutchar??

Even as I write this I can’t believe that I am doing it because it means that I have to admit that I was moved and even inspired by something that Ashton Kutchar said. His upcoming movie JOBS may turn me … Continue reading

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SAVMP: My Vision for School

I was at church today and and the last line of the gospel really spoke to me. From everyone who has been given much, much will be required, and from the one who has been entrusted with much, even more … Continue reading

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