Archive for the ‘Ethics’ Category

Beat The Heat Summer Conference

On June 21-22 Region 13 will host the 22nd Annual Beat the Heat Summer Conference.  Beat the Heat is one of the largest conferences in the state focusing on students, ages 3-12, with significant disabilities.  This conference is specifically tailored for supporting our students and is open to educators, para-educators, related services providers, transition specialists, child care workers, administrators […]

So Many Core Values and Beliefs: One Unified School Vision (Guest Post-Anna Warren)

Back in September, I wrote about the importance of school leaders reflecting upon their own core values and beliefs, as an important first step in leading a school. Why? Because we don’t leave our experiences, our philosophies, or our personalities at home when we put on our school leader hats. Teachers don’t either. School staffs […]

Choose Your Wolf

Caroline Smith’s article “8 Ways to Improve Self-Regulation” (from MindTools) stuck a cord with me. In her post she made reference to the Native American Story of Two Wolves in which a grandfather explains the two natures inside of us that battles: one is angry, resentful and proud and the other is peaceful, generous and […]

Curriculum Council: Superintendent Edition (April 10th)

Here is the link to the summary of presentations from our April 10th Curriculum Council meeting.  We hope that campus leaders find this wealth of information useful.  We are also including links to other resources and information regarding Curriculum Council meetings.  Please feel free to share this information with colleagues. Superintendent Edition – Supt Ed_Apr14 Curriculum Council Resources […]

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 […]


We’ve heard you!  You’ve told us that you value the information you receive from Region XIII regarding your role as a campus leader.  You’ve also told us that it is difficult and sometimes impossible to leave campus to join us for networking opportunities!   We have created a new communication tool to assist Campus Leaders […]