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 February 17, 2013.

1. Tax credit scholarships or vouchers – it’s all the same. Just vote no. (By @RYHTexas)

2. We must recognize that the inadequacy of state funding to public education by the Texas Legislature is the civil rights issue of our time. (By @PrincipalAlton)

3. We will get the schools we need when we vote for people who care about our public schools. (By @DrJerryRBurkett)

4. In the 1920’s oil boom, Houston invested heavily in public schools. If only we had a big oil boom now in Texas. Oh…wait… (By @scottbraddock)

5. As a leader, if your goal is to keep everyone happy & comfortable, you should plan on not getting much accomplished… (By @justintarte)

6. Great idea from BJ Paris: Set Google Alert for your school name, and get an alert any time your school is mentioned on the Internet. (By @ChristaRitchey)

7. Faculty meetings during planning periods rock! More meaningful discussions than in a large group setting. Great time for professional development. (By @hola_alfredo)

8. Eat lunch with your students today. You’ll be surprised at the positive impact that gesture makes. Try it! (By @TechNinjaTodd)

9. Today, The Fundamental 5 (Cain & Laird) is the warm up act for Good to Great (Collins). The conference must have slotted us alphabetically.

10. It happened again! The Fundamental 5 (Cain & Laird) sold out at the AASA Bookstore. Thanks, LYS Nation!

Think. Work. Achieve. Your turn…

  • Call Jo at (832) 477-LEAD to order your campus set of “The Fundamental 5: The Formula for Quality Instruction.” Individual copies available on Amazon.com!  http://tinyurl.com/Fundamental5 
  • Call Jo at (832) 477-LEAD to order your campus set of “Look at Me: A Cautionary School Leadership Tale” Individual copies available on Amazon.com!  http://tinyurl.com/lookatmebook
  • Now at the Apple App Store: Fun 5 Plans (Fundamental 5 Lesson Plan Tool); PW Lite (Basic PowerWalks Tool); PW Pro (Mid-level PowerWalks Tool)
  • Upcoming Presentations: National Association of Secondary School Principals Conference (Multiple Presentations), Texas Association of Secondary School Principals Conference (Multiple Presentations)
  • Follow Sean Cain and LYS on www.Twitter.com/LYSNation  and like Lead Your School on Facebook