Finding Balance & Success During State Testing – School Administrator Mastermind

Jeff GargasAdministrator Mastermind Recaps, Blog, Lead Better

Jeff Gargas and Alex Valencic recap an engaging School Administrator Mastermind during which we explored ideas for how we can better prepare and support students and teachers during state testing. Our conversation began with addressing the reality that students often don’t place enough value on state tests, and how we as administrators can better help them see the connection and … Read More

Positive Culture or Resilient School Culture? – School Administrator Mastermind

Joshua StamperAdministrator Mastermind Recaps, Blog, Lead Better

Admin Mastermind Recap, Joshua Stamoer, katie Miglin, Positive Culture, Resiliency

In this engaging Admin Mastermind session, Joshua Stamper and Katie Miglin explore the power of fostering a positive and resilient culture within school campuses. Our conversation kicked off with a fun hypothetical: ‘If you could add one quirky tradition or ritual to your school’s culture, what would it be?’ The responses were both creative and insightful, ranging from ‘being another … Read More

Making Your Mark on Students and on Your Building

Dana GoodierBlog, Lead Better, Manage Better

TL;DR: Bring inspiration into your classroom to have a positive school year. Build strong positive relationships and guide students to have positive relationships with others. Find ways to contribute to your school and community. As we start the 22-23 school year, we’re all looking for new and innovative ways to make our marks on students, our building, and/or our community. … Read More

Spirit Week: Five Questions School Teams Should Address

Steven WeberBlog, Connect Better

TL;DR: Spirit Week can have good intentions, but it is important to make all students feel included each day. Considerations are offered for the following Spirit Days: Beach Day, College Spirit Day, Disney Day, Fancy Friday, Jersey Day, School T-Shirt Day, and Tacky Christmas Sweater Day. Make sure you school’s theme week aligns to your school district’s mission statement. Spirit … Read More