by Alfredo Enrique Umaña
This is the time to go from being an owner, manager or supervisor, to being a leader. According to James Plueddemann, leaders must move from an egocentric practice to an other-centric practice; we must take the initiative to focus, harmonize, and push the talents of others into action.
by Dr. R. Mark Beadle is CEO Emeritus of Sevenstar
Schools are often attacked and maligned for not doing the right thing. During this 2020 pandemic, the public has often seen things schools could have done better. Certainly, we have all adjusted and schools have been schooled like many of our institutions and businesses-churches, libraries, hotels, airlines…
Over the past weeks, through conversations with many parents, teachers, and school administrators, I’ve become increasingly aware of two faulty assumptions that are exacerbating the current crisis.
The first is a false belief that a previous definition of “normalcy” can be achieved on our campuses during the pandemic.
by Bobby Brasher
Right now, our faculty and staff are navigating the uncharted areas of a virtual school. But, those of us in school safety have our eyes looking to the future and the challenges we will encounter once everything resumes back to normal.
by Mauro Fernando Meister, Director CPAJ (Brazil)
If there’s one question we are all asking right now, it’s this one: What is going on in the world? As the pandemic reach the ends of the earth, how can we, Christians, answer this question and what should we do?
by Janet Hale, MEd
As a curriculum consultant who travels to schools and districts throughout the school year, my in-person work came to an abrupt halt due to brick-and-mortar school closures in early March.
by Clint Holden, SchoolRIGHT LLC
As easy as it might be to shut down our buildings during the COVID-19 outbreak, it is likely more of a problem if we shut down opportunities for progress and improvement. Can this really happen during a hiatus from normal operations? We believe it can and we are collecting a list of some outstanding blog posts and articles to help you think about what is important - perhaps areas some schools have avoided altogether, or not known what to do.