Embracing an Adventure: A Reflection from a First-Time Administrator

When I decided I wanted to become an assistant principal, I knew it would be a challenging position.  I had no idea what I was in for!  It has been the most amazing experience. I am grateful for this opportunity and wanted to share five things that I have learned on my journey so far. 1. Don’t treat others the way YOU want to be treated.  Treat others the way THEY want to be treated. I have received many words of wisdom from my principal, family, friends and colleagues.  My…

Big Fish: Ensuring Continuous Growth for all Students

One of my favorite movies ever is Big Fish. For me, it was one of those movies that I talked about for hours after I watched it because it was open to different interpretations. My intention is not to provide you with a movie review, but you should check it out.  The movie really zeroes in on this successful, larger than life type of character. We all know someone like that. It doesn’t take long to spot a big fish.  They’re the one with the natural charm. Classroom Connection Who’s…