June 8, 2023 As the cliché goes, “It’s not you, it’s me.” In this sense, education (you) is not what today’s students (me) need. What do I mean by this?
April 11, 2023 Our third year of operation at UP Academy was 2020-2021. If you are an educator you may have just gotten goosebumps thinking about that year. It was
February 22, 2023 The world couldn’t be more different in early 2023 than anyone could have planned for. As such, many of the “strategic plans” hatched in 2018 or 2019
This article is Part 2 of Brent’s series, “What Teachers Need.” Part 1 can be found here. December 14, 2022 There is a sculpture called “The Recovery Stroke” at Swan
Improved Decision Making — The Road to a Faculty Culture that Nurtures Both School Change and Ultimately Better Morale Often, the core of confusion around decision making within the internal
Those of you familiar with my blog will know my borderline obsession with the construct of agentic engagement. In the past I have posted regarding what it might mean to
An intentional approach to decision making can make a big impact on governance and internal school culture. This is a two-part newsletter series, Part I: Governance, Part II: Faculty Culture
September 12, 2022 Note from the editor: Most of our readers know that NAIS is searching for a new President. We would like the search to be a more open
September 5, 2022 The May-June 2017 issue of the Harvard Business Review (HBR) contained an interesting article entitled “What Sets Successful CEOs Apart.” As a consultant to independent schools for
August 31, 2022 “The art of communication is the language of leadership” James Humes In 1993, Don Norman was working at Apple and decided to streamline language for his team.