Learning to Love Educators

Posted by Scott Barron on Feb 19, 2021 4:07:42 PM

Tammy and I enjoyed a lovely Valentine's Day touring the vineyards of North Georgia. Not the same as Tuscany or Napa Valley, but the mountain terrain was beautiful and the food was delicious. 

Learning to love educators is a crucial part of growing as a school leader--and it's crucial in your quest to achieve sustainable excellence

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Tags: School Growth, Faculty, Professional Development

90 Days to Teacher Appreciation Week--Why Wait?

Posted by Scott Barron on Feb 3, 2020 8:40:23 AM

It's 90 Days to Teacher Appreciation Week!  May 4, 2020, is the magical day when educators across the United States will experience 5 days of euphoria with gifts showered upon them and all forms of gratitude expressed.

But what about the rest of the year? What if Teacher Appreciation started at the beginning rather than the end? Why wait?

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Tags: Faculty, Relationships

The Dance of the Lemons isn't Limited to Public Schools

Posted by Scott Barron on Jan 20, 2020 8:53:32 AM

For years we've heard about the "The Dance of the Lemons," an unflattering description of the way some public school administrators tend to pass around ineffective teachers from classroom to classroom, school to school. Sadly, this phenomenon is also found in a high percentage of private schools as well. 

Why? What is it about education leadership that enables such a high tolerance of underperformance?

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Tags: Leadership, Faculty

Energize Your School Through Faculty Engagement

Posted by Scott Barron on Aug 13, 2019 9:13:50 AM

August is a busy month for us with many schools requesting our "Building Faculty Engagement" workshop to start the year off right.  We created this unique program to equip teachers, staff, coaches--all employees of the school--with the attitude and mindset to be effective ambassadors for the school.

The result is powerful conversation among faculty and administrators that improves school culture. 

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Tags: Engagement, Faculty

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