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. 

Words have power #thefirstyear


As educators, I'd say that 90% of our job revolves around the words we say. We're imparting education, examples, modeling what learning looks like. How effectively we are able to communicate, using our words for good, determines how well we do our job. Language—our words, tone of voice, and pacing— ... [ Read More ]

Connected Educator Month, 2015 #CEM15


Even though it looks different for each learner, being a connected educator simply means leveraging technology to expand one’s personal learning network. Doing so not only provides you with a network of like-minded people, but also inspires you to try new activities and strategies to create the most ... [ Read More ]

Leading by learning… #thefirstyear


With any new position, job, or skill...there is a learning curve. These days I walk the tightrope of leading...and learning. I posted this quote at our PLC meeting today and thought it most apropos.     How do I ensure that I keep my team passionate and not just STRESSED? ... [ Read More ]