Visioning What Could Be…

I had the distinct honor to lead our Convocation with our Gunter ISD staff this past week. Each year at this special event we reflect on successes from the previous year, celebrate the incredible people who help make our district amazing every day, and I spend a few moments talking about our vision for the … Continue reading Visioning What Could Be…

The Journey Towards Future-Ready

This piece was originally written as a two-part series for Big Deal Media to share on their Teaching4Tomorrow blog. Those blogs can be seen here: Part I, Part II. Thanks Big Deal Media for sharing these thoughts! Every district is on a journey. The incredible part of serving as a superintendent is having the privilege … Continue reading The Journey Towards Future-Ready

YOU are Enough…

Isn’t it funny how impatient we are? When I think about my leadership path, I've definitely been doing this work for some time. But when I look at this most recent journey of writing and sharing on a broader platform, I have really just begun. Six months ago I went to our state's education leadership … Continue reading YOU are Enough…

Thrive Through the 5%…

I love my job; like, L.O.V.E. love my job! I was in San Antonio this past week and got to visit with a precious friend who is a missionary overseas. We were catching up on all aspects of life and she asked me this very question... What do you love about your job? So. Many. … Continue reading Thrive Through the 5%…

Leading through High Expectations

I shared in an earlier post that I am not very good on land... Even with my 6'1 frame, I tried all the sports and the outcome was the same. I was terrible. I started swimming when I was 15 years old; a sophomore in high school. I had improved a lot that first year … Continue reading Leading through High Expectations