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Relationships Matter

April 26, 2017

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As part of the administrative credential program that I have been working my way through for several months, we’ve had the opportunity to read several case studies and scenarios dealing with students, staff, and parents.  What’s interesting about these scenarios is the massive range of situations that you could potentially find yourself in as a […]

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Understanding vs. Appreciating

March 15, 2017

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Supporting Families

I read a case study this week that ended up leading to some great discussion with a few colleagues.  The study told the story of a 13 year old Vietnamese boy named Khoi who had lived with his mother in Seattle for the last 8 months.   Khoi was suspended from school for 5 days for standing too […]

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Cultural Mindfulness

March 4, 2017

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Cultural Mindfulness

In a Forbes article from 2015 called Why You Need Cultural Intelligence, folks from the IESE Business School explain the concept of cultural intelligence as a sort of x-factor that has the potential to “drive up innovation and creativity” as it allows someone to integrate different perspectives across cultural barriers.  They talk about the immense […]

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Keeping it Local

February 11, 2017

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Last week I found myself carefully exploring the details of the LCFF (Local Control Funding Formula) and the LCAP (Local Control Accountability Plan).  How’s that for a engaging hook for a blog post? The formula itself is somewhat interesting, as there are several variables in play that impact how much money is allotted to each district […]

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