The Ongoing Conversation of the LYS Nation

Thursday, April 17, 2014 Getting the Job I was recently visiting a secondary campus where the principal asked me to meet with one of his assistant principles who was beginning to get disgruntled due to his lack of success at securing his next job.  I agreed. When I met with the AP, I aske...

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 A Reader Writes... Advice for a First Year Principal - Part 4 In response to the 11/1/2013 post, “A Superintendent Writes... Advice for the First Year Principal – Part 1,” a reader writes:SC, I am probably wasting my time, but I am going to respond to this anyway. Teachers have been given an impossible task ...

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Your After STAAR Plan I have talked extensively about how the schools that consistently outperform their peers make better use of time.  The tempo of these peer-beating schools is always a notch or two above the norm, and nowhere is this more evident than at the end of ...

Monday, April 14, 2014 Top LYS Tweets From the Week of April 6, 2014 A number of you in the LYS Nation are now Twitter users.  If you haven’t done so yet, we want you to join us.  To let you see what you are missing, here are the Top 10 LYS Tweets from the week of April 6, 2014.1. Congratulations to LYS Coach...