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. 

Texas leadership standard: Instructional Leader


While researching standards for my post on leadership, I discovered the tenets of leadership as defined by the state of Texas. Intrigued, I decided to delve a bit deeper into each standard, and see how it truly relates to my role. While these standards could establish what defines a leader on paper, ... [ Read More ]

What’s your big three as an admin?


Tony Sinanis recently blogged about his big "three" as an admin and challenged me to write about what I think might be my big three. While I completely agree with his three: "be the ears, be the voice, and be the culture", it would be redundant to say mine are the same. Instead I'll share three ... [ Read More ]