Today (April 20) is the anniversary of one of my greatest leadership landmine lessons where I learned...
You know how principals sometimes find themselves working on large projects by themselves that should be a collaborative decision.
Well, ten years ago I developed the second half of the school year calendar over our winter break. I was very proud of myself, feeling “ahead” for once. When the staff returned we went over the key dates and celebrations.
On the calendar I listed April 20th as Earth Day. Leading up to the event I was excited hearing all of the cross-content ideas the team was putting together for Earth Day. The day ended up being a HUGE hit. I could not have been more proud of the way the staff came together as collaboration had been one of our areas for growth.