There are those that don’t understand the power of reflective observation.  They mistakenly believe that there is nothing to learn after a few cursory visits to a classroom.  Nothing could be further from the truth.  In fact, the most important key to building insight and deeper understanding about teaching and learning is to engage in a steady volume of daily classroom observation.  What we have learned over the past ten years is that after about every 300 classroom observations, the observer will notice, discern, and/or learn something new… something that was previously hidden. It is the “Eureka” moment, and there is nothing else like it in instructional leadership.

In this pursuit, there is the PowerWalks Legendary Leadership Badge that is earned every 300th PowerWalks Observation. The following instructional leaders have already earned the Legendary Leadership Badge for the 2017/2018 school year (as of 10/31/17).

Two Legendary Leadership Badges Kenneth Bryant (GPISD): October; September Shon Joseph (LISD): October: September

One Legendary Leadership Badge Toni Chapman (CCSD1): October Eric Cormier (BISD): October Gerardo Cruz (GPISD): October Nancy Delosa (GPISD): October Jennifer Engels (LPISD): October Larry Gerhart (LPISD): October Julien Guillory (GPISD): October Karen Ivy (CISD): October Greg Lauder (JCPS): October Tera Marburgh (GPISD): October Ann Murphy (GPISD): October Pattie Myers (CISD): October Barika Noris (GPISD): October Candace Pohl (LPISD): October Robert Reedy (JCPS): October Janie Snyder (GPISD): October

Krystle Breden (GPISD): September Derrick Brown (SISD): September Chris Viator (LPISD): September

Think. Work. Achieve.

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