The Most Essential Task

Do your little bit of good where you are; its those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.  - Desmond Tutu Many of my days are filled with activities, projects, and tasks. I hurry from one thing to another, and time flies by in a haze of meetings and minutiae. If I … Continue reading The Most Essential Task

Instagram: Telling Our Story

A few weeks ago, I posted the following paragraphs to my personal Facebook account: My school has a perception problem, and it is frustrating. Willis serves the lowest socioeconomic area of Chandler and there is an unfortunate stigma that goes along with that...the impression that our students, and our school, have less potential than other … Continue reading Instagram: Telling Our Story

The Three R’s: Relationships, Resilience, Reflection

Almost every school day I witness the same (or similar) incidents play out in our classrooms, and on our campus. Children in crisis. The issue(s) might be real, imagined, understated, or dramatized; but whether perception, or reality, there are kids who are in survival model -- struggling just to manage day to day challenges. Their … Continue reading The Three R’s: Relationships, Resilience, Reflection