Welcome! This is a space for me to share and reflect on my journey as  an administrator in an elementary school. I am most passionate about being positive, integrating effective technology for student engagement, and making school FUN without compromising academic success for every student. I believe that relationships matter and that the smartest person in the room IS the room. 

Chin up, buttercup!


It's that time of year. Where the holiday break is definitively in the past. Where testing pressure has started to increase. When Spring Break is close...but not quite close enough. [Tweet "Take time today to remember that we alone have the power to choose our good attitude."] Be the ... [ Read More ]

Get organized….digitally!


When I was student teaching, I remember having the teacher next door to me take me into her room and show me her file cabinets. I was amazed. They were, to a newbie, the mecca of experience. There was a file on anything you could think of...from PD to content to parent newsletters...all neatly ... [ Read More ]

Love on your staff w/Fab Fridays in February

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February, despite its dreary reputation, has become one of my favorite months because of the awesome Melinda Miller. She introduced me to a way to cheer up what she affectionately calls, "the armpit of the school year", aka February. Each Friday has its own special activity, most are free, or ... [ Read More ]