Giving Thanks

I had the great pleasure of visiting a variety of schools this past month.  I love to capture what I see, hear, and experience especially in the hallways and when no one knows I am observing!  I should have taken pictures or videos, but I didn’t want to ruin the moment and not be […]

By |November 23rd, 2013|inspired, reflection|1 Comment

So You Want to Facilitate a Webinar

I participate in many webinars and usually I am disgruntled as I think to myself, why am I participating if the presenter is just reading the sides out loud?  This time, I was on the other side of the screen…I was the facilitator…and I bombed!  I learned how challenging it really is to facilitate […]

By |February 18th, 2012|reflection|1 Comment

Heartbroken

I am heartbroken.  We are failing kids in DC and beyond, but DC really takes the cake for me today.  It’s not the city per se…it’s what has been allowed to happen over and over again.  School doesn’t meet the needs of a student.  Student has challenges inside and outside of the classroom impacting […]

By |August 31st, 2011|reflection|3 Comments

The End in Mind

I had the privilege of working as part of a team implementing the transformation model for school improvement for a struggling school in NE Washington, DC.  In the year and a half that we worked with the staff, we supported building a foundation to transform beliefs and practices.  The teachers reflected upon their personal and […]

By |June 18th, 2011|reflection|0 Comments