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The Resilient Educator

Choose Your Energy

If you have lived any length of time, you have had something happen to you that you did not cause, did not want, or did not anticipate. If you have lived any length of time you have enjoyed many successes, happiness, and joy due to your actions and efforts or as a result of those […]

We Are All Doing the Best We Can. Enough.

When will it be enough? When will all the efforts we make to do the best — no, more than our best — be enough? Is enough even something to aspire to? Is enough even possible? Who determines what enough is?  Yes, we know when we have had enough food to eat. We often know when we’ve had enough […]

A Letter to my Pandemic Principal Friends

Dear Pandemic Principal,  Yes! I’m talking to you, first year principal who ran a school online for months. You, the fifth year principal who felt like a first year principal. You, the mid-career principal who considered changing careers for the first time ever during this school year. You, the 20 year veteran principal who decided […]

Pandemic Principal Pages Vol. 1 Issue 2

I composed this tweet today about reopening schools and thought that I should capture it here! Y’all. Planning for #reopeningschools-getting parents to respond to preference survey, safety protocols, class groupings, furniture, procedures, schedules, managing teacher & parent Qs & anxiety, communication abt every move being made, is hard. Why didn’t y’all tell me?? All this […]