Archive for February, 2014

Technology As Professional Development: One Leader’s Story

“Technology is not a tool, it’s an environment.” John Couch, VP of Education, Apple The notion of “Technology as Professional Development” came out of my work as a campus principal.  As an instructional leader, albeit, “The Instructional Leader”, my ultimate focus was on the growth of others.  Student learning and growth.  Teacher and Staff learning and growth.  Who, then, […]

Social Media: What’s Right For You

Every year as a campus principal one of my personal goals was to increase communication. If you’ve been an administrator any length of time you too probably shared this goal. No matter how many actions steps I set out to take to accomplish that goal I always felt that I was falling short, particularly when one […]

Creativity and Innovation: A Reflection from TASA Midwinter Conference

Last week I had the priviledge of attending a TASA Midwinter Conference session with John Couch, Vice President of Education at Apple. Simply put, his session was thought-provoking.  You may be wondering why.  For several months now, previously as a campus principal and now as a coordinator for administrator programs, I have grappled with what it means […]