3 data-driven tips for successful bonds and levies

3 data-driven tips for successful bonds and levies

At some point during the year, many school districts will fall into one of these three areas: Thinking about planning a bond or levy measure Attempting to pass a bond or levy Trying make the most of the bond or levy they just passed No matter which category your...
Political & organizational savvy–it’s not just about the kids

Political & organizational savvy–it’s not just about the kids

[Editor’s note: This is the 12th installment in Jennifer Abrams’ ‘Personal Development’ column for eSchool News. In her columns, Abrams focuses on leadership skills for anyone working in a school or district. Read more about the column here.]   Some educators tell me...
10 reasons why you’ll love Edcamp as much as I do

10 reasons why you’ll love Edcamp as much as I do

Have you ever been in a professional learning (PL) experience where you don’t keep looking at the time, checking Facebook, or texting people? I have! I spend several Saturdays a year at an Edcamp, an unconference-style professional development (PD) for all educators....