The space you inhabit.

I don’t make my bed. I never really have, either. Growing up, I lived in the basement or in a lofted bed. No one was looking st those spaces, so I never bothered. I don’t make my bed now because there are more important spaces to look after. Picking up …

Assessment and Data Puppies

I attended an assessment literacy session put on my by the Colorado Department of Education. Among other things, it let me dive into my beliefs about the role of assessment and data in Aurora Public Schools. This was further informed by a colleague’s note about unsubscribing from Standardized Testing. It …

Linear vs. Exponential Supports

We do an extremely good job of “linear” support. When I say linear, I mean it in all senses of the word. We are good at drawing lines from one person to another in an org chart or making the connections from one single initiative to another. Our ability to …

The Collaborative Journey

Sometimes there is an energy in the room, an energy that feeds on itself. It is something that you cannot plan for, but you hope happens every time you get together with the right people. It just so happens that I felt this energy in a strategic planning session bringing …