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 …

Openness is Pervasive

Teacher Leadership is kind of an awesome thing to see. When teachers feel empowered enough to create the future of their school, the limits just seem to vanish. In teams that trust one another, learning happens and ideas are disseminated rapidly. When the doors are open for a reason, teachers …