A School Leader’s Worst Fear!

A School Leader’s Worst Fear! A school leader’s worst fear has to be the passing of a student.  Fortunately, it has never happened on my watch.  However, I have seen school communities destroyed by the loss of students.  There are certain things that school leaders can do to be proactive to ensure the safety ofContinue reading “A School Leader’s Worst Fear!”

Open Letter to Senator Sanders Re: Charter Schools

Open Letter to Senator Sanders. Dear Senator Sanders, I get it. You are behind in the polls, and things are seemingly impossible. Senator Sanders, the magic in the bottle that you once had has escaped the bottle. Therefore, in desperation, you have to go out on edge to separate yourself from the other Democratic CandidatesContinue reading “Open Letter to Senator Sanders Re: Charter Schools”

I don’t know who needs to hear this… but.

I Don’t Know Who Needs to Hear This… But. I don’t know who needs to hear this… but, some of the things that our students are being exposed in school are unbearable.  As a school leader, one wears many hats.  One of those hats is a protector.  I think it is crucial that school leadersContinue reading “I don’t know who needs to hear this… but.”

NCC 2019

This past weekend we were invited to the annual convening held by the National Charter Collaborative 2019 (NCC 2019). The Story: Historically single site charter schools “Mom and Pop” charter schools have been over sequenced by CMO’s (Charter Management Organizations) with multiple sites. Moreover, the support rendered to leaders of color has been non-existent. ForContinue reading “NCC 2019”

Principal as Protector

A principal’s job is to protect his/her students.  However in those rare instances when principals don’t play their role, students suffer. Where do I start? I honestly don’t know where to start with this one.  You hear about it so often that you become numb to it.  Yet daily, there’s some kind of story thatContinue reading “Principal as Protector”

Open Letter to Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig

Why the School Choice Hate? Dear Dr. Vasquez Heilig, I hope this open letter finds you at your best. I thought about the many different ways to convey this message, and I finally settled on writing you an open letter. I know you’re busy these days, eradicating the privatization of public education, as well asContinue reading “Open Letter to Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig”

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