Just a Step Ahead…..

Thoughts about leading and learning…..

Power of Team in School Improvement

I have been at my school now for just over a year. My first year was bumpy. We had labour unrest, challenges with staff and I was off for over 4 months with a hip replacement. Not the best for year one in a new school. When I returned in March I began the process…

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Working from the bottom up….

This year our board decided to take a different approach to school improvement and professional development. We have moved away from a top down approach were PD was delivered centrally at the board office to a bottom up approach which is rooted in student need. A small group of my colleagues and myself were excited…

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I have been Tapped……

I’ve been tapped to complete the blogger challenge! I decided this year with more time and freedom that I would try to blog more regularly. @DavidFifeVP tapped me and I am taking on the challenge. If you are not familiar with the blogger challenge there are 5 steps. Acknowledge the nominating blogger Share 11 random…

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Reflections…lessons from the lows of 2013

Reflecting on the lows is a bit harder, more emotional but necessary to move on and grow. To be honest I would not say I have had a lot of adversity in my life but this year has been more difficult for me than most. 1. My hip replacement recovery: Although being pain free is…

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The Ups of 2013…….

This has certainly been a year of ups and downs for me! It has been by far one of the most challenging and rewarding years of my life. The Ups of 2013…… 1. New hip: despite the challenges in getting there I am pain free and moving better than ever. This experience strengthened my marriage,…

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