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 300thPowerWalks Observation. The following instructional leaders have already earned the Legendary Leadership Badge for the 2017/2018 school year (as of 4/30/18).


Nine Legendary Leadership Badges

Julien Guillory (GPISD): April; March; March; February; January; December; November; November; October



Five Legendary Leadership Badges

Eric Cormier (BISD): April; March; February; December; October



Four Legendary Leadership Badges


Kenneth Bryant (GPISD): December; November; October; September



Three Legendary Leadership Badges

Krystle Breden (GPISD): April; November; September

Gerardo Cruz (GPISD): April; December; October

Malinda Dutkowski (JCPS): April; February; November

Linda Hudson (JCPS): April; February; November

Edward Husk (CISD): April; January; November

James Kisner (KISD): April; February; November

Tera Marburgh (GPISD): April; January; October

Steve Sherrouse (CISD): April, February; November

Nassrin Spencer (CISD): April; December; November



Nancy Delosa (GPISD): March; December; October

James Kisner (KISD): March; February; November



Karen Ivy (CISD): February; December; October

Shon Joseph (LISD): February; October: September

Janie Snyder (CISD): February; December; October



Javian Johnson (CISD): January; December; December



Two Legendary Leadership Badges

Steve Alley (GPISD): April; January

Allison Alpha (CISD): April; November

Bryan Brooks (CISD): April; December

Kim Coslow (JCPS): April; December

Rolaura Deanda (SISD): April; December

Luz Eblen (GPISD): April; January

Cynthia Galaviz (GPISD): April; January

Juan Gonzalez (SISD): April; December

James Hair (GPISD): April; December

Jamie Hargrave (GPISD): April; November

Genevieve Harris (JCPS): April; November

Andrew Halatyn (SISD): April; December

GayLynn Holt (DISD): April; November

Dennis Jamison (CISD): April; December

Angela Kupcho (CISD): April; February

David Lovinggood (GPISD): April; January

Talisha Machuca (GPISD): April; December

Michelle Merricks (CFISD): April; January

Dawn Roy (JCPS): April; November

Alyson Wilkins (CISD): April; November

Mark Williams (SISD): April; November



Stephanie Curl (JCPS): March; November

Jim Dawson (JCPS): March; December

Brandon Enos (KISD): March; February

Jeremy Jenkins (JCPS): March; November

Javian Johnson (CISD): March; December

Mason Kyle (KISD): March; February

Greg Lauder (JCPS): March; January

Sandra McQuade (BISD): March; January

Myron Montgomery (JCPS): March; November

Alejandro Olvera (SISD): March; December

Eli Ramke (CISD): March; January

Tara Thompson (GPISD): March; November

Josh Tovar (SISD): March; December

Brianna Vorhis-Topping (GPISD): March; November

Brian Williams (CISD): March; December



Emily Allen (JCPS): February; November

David Bobb (JCPS): February; November

Ashlee Boothe (CISD): February; November

Ruby Bonilla (GPISD): February; November

Sean Cain (LYS): February; February

Van LeJeune (MISD): February; November

Christina Moore (GPISD): February; November

Amy Murphy (GPISD): February; October

Jesse Teran (SISD): February; December

Lori Wright (GPISD): February; November



Matt Ammerman (BISD): January; December

Kristy Dietrich (CISD): January; December

Pattie Myers (CISD): January; October

Robert Reedy (JCPS): January; October

Patty Ward (MISD): January; November



Angela Kupcho (CISD): December; November



Chris Viator (LPISD): November; September



One Legendary Leadership Badge

Gloria Anderson (CFISD): April

Jennifer Avila (SISD): April

Carmen Bellefant (JCPS): April

Bambi Boerste (JCPS): April

Chris Castillo (GPISD): April

Sarah Castillo (GPISD): April

Stella Chen (CISD): April

James Cline (GPISD): April

Jennie Currin (JCPS): April

Olga Fula (GPISD): April

Tara Gagel (JCPS): April

Sharon Gray (JCPS): April

Crystal Guzman (GPISD): April

Melissa Haggerty (SISD): April

Brandon Harris (BISD): April

Victor Hernandez (SISD): April

Monica Hunter (JCPS): April

Melissa King (CCISD): April

Areti Masero-Baldwin (JCPS): April

Lisa McGarry (JCPS): April

Yvonne Munoz (SDISD): April

Hilda Nanez (GPISD): April

Javier Perez (CCISD): April

Sandra Rendon (GPISD): April

Eisha Roberson (CFISD): April

Carlos Sandoval (SISD): April

Khayla Sewell (CFISD): April

Jason Shahan (GISD): April

Sydney Travis (JCPS): April

Rebecca Vickerstaff (JCPS): April

Amanda Vinova (JCPS): April

Deana White (SISD): April



Lisa Basile (LPISD): March

Vanessa Betancourt (SISD): March

Amy Boldin (JCPS): March

Robin Bolt (JCPS): March

Travis Burden (JCPS) March

Carla Chavez (GPISD): March

Christopher Collins (JCPS): March

Heater Cordova (NISD): March

Grethiane Douglas (LISD): March

Mindy Evans (LPISD): March

Christy Finn (BISD): March

Lisa Garrett (JCPS): March

Donna Gatlin (GISD): March

Nekeba George (LPISD): March

Aronda Green (GPISD): March

Willisa House (LISD): March

LaKeisha Howard (GPISD): March

Katrina Johnson (GPISD): March

Amber Ladd (BRISD): March

Norma Lawless (JCPS): March

Charlene Macawili (GPISD): March

Seth Manning (JCPS): March

Mary Mendoza (SISD): March

Laura Miller (KISD): March

Bruce Mooy (SISD): March

Marcus Morrow (GPISD): March

Crystal Phillips (JCPS): March

Danielle Randle (JCPS): March

Conrad Rivera (GPISD): March

Sulma Rodriguez (GPISD): March

Scott Schneider (JCPS): March

Debbie Seibert (LPISD): March

June Shackelford (JCPS): March

Ashley Sherrard (GPISD): March

Shannon Stone (JCPS): March

Johnathan Sutton (GPISD): March

Dennis Williams (JCPS): March



Alice Acosta (SISD): February

Melissa Arneaud (GPISD): February

Thomas Atchley (GPISD): February

Angela Akin-Fonville (CFISD): February

Joanne Anguiano (SISD): February

Antonio Avalos (GPISD): February

Sheridan Barnett (JCPS): February

Victoria Barrera (GPISD): February

Ashleigh Barrett (GPISD): February

Tracey Beasley (GPISD): February

Ashley Blount (GPISD): February

Desiree’ Bush (JCPS): February

Candance Campbell (GPISD): February

Caleb Cannon (GPISD): February

Rose Maria Chavez-Avedician (SISD): February

Kimberly Clark (SISD): February

Grace Devost (GPISD): February

Konika Dillingham (JCPS): February

Lauren Dowell (JCPS): February

Jayme Duckett (GISD): February

Andre Dulaney (JCPS): February

Diane Duncan (SISD): February

Traci Durbin (JCPS): February

Loraine Dyess (GPISD): February

Toni Ellis (JCPS): February

Jennifer Engels (JCPS): February

Jennifer Esparza (SISD): February

German Espinoza (GPISD): February

Joyce Freddie (SISD): February

Kevin Garner (JCPS): February

Alison Gastin (CISD): February

Sonia Gonzales (KISD): February

Steve Gonzales (GPISD): February

Valerie Hairston (SISD): February

Heather Haley (JCPS): February

Andrea Heaton (JCPS): February

Glenda Henry (CFISD): February

Debbie Hensarling (GPISD): February

Stephen Howard (JCPS): February

James Husband (GPISD): February

Jeff Hucthinson (GPISD): February

Cedric Ivie (DISD): February

Caleb Jackson (NEISD): February

Chris Johnstone (JCPS): February

Courtney Jones (BRISD): February

Brandee Kaelin (JCPS): February

Tracey Kirchman (GPISD): February

Kimberly Lanham (LPISD): February

Diana Lee (GPISD): February

Juan Carlos Lopez (SISD): February

Loretta McCalope (GPISD): February

Nicole Mettling (JCPS): February

Alan Moye (GPISD): February

Evita Mozee (JCPS): February

Jo Noel (GPISD): February

Brian Odom (KCISD): February

Regina Patrick-Sims (GPISD): February

Patricia Pedroza (SISD): February

Maria Perez (GPISD): February

David Pierson (GPISD): February

Regina Raiborn (CISD): February

Lee Ramirez (GPISD): February

Cassie Reescano (GPISD): February

Cindy Retana (SISD): February

Kelly Rivera (GPISD): February

Carrie Ross (BISD): February

Earl Sanchez (SISD): February

Michelle Seadler (JCPS): February

Frenda Serda-Gerardo (SISD): February

De’Nay Speaks (JCPS): February

Jose Trevino (GPISD): February

Terri Walding (GPISD): February

Ramon Wales (JCPS) February

LaKeisha Washington (GPISD): February

Jack Wheatley (JCPS): February



Tanisha Baker (GPISD): January

Glenn Barnes (CISD): January

Mike Beltran (SISD): January

Monta Bonham (CFISD): January

Shawn Bradford (DISD): January

Lowell Brown (GPISD): January

Romey Caldwell (LISD): January

Melissa Callaway (JCPS): January

Brandi Carney (JCPS): January

Luis Carrillo (SISD): January

Michelle Casas (CISD): January

Nick Chlon (JCPS): January

Angelica Cuellar (GPISD): January

Matthew Day (GPISD): January

Daniel Delgado (SISD): January

Francisco Delgado (NEISD): January

Chris Eckford (GPISD): January

Stephen Fernandez (SISD): January

Jean Garza (GPISD): January

Alfredo Gomez (SISD): January

Vanessa Green (JCPS): January

Christal Hammond (CFISD): January

Jamie Hoard (GPISD): January

Delores Hughes (JCPS): January

Claudia Hurst (GISD): January

Linda Hyde (LPISD): January

Analia Jansen (SISD): January

Farnell JeanLouis (LISD): January

Janie Jimenez (GPISD): January

Margo Kelley (GPISD): January

Michael Kelly (JCPS): January

Rebecca Kreye (SISD): January

Jenea Mai (NEISD): January

Gilbert Martinez (SISD): January

Justin Matson (JCPS): January

Blake Maxwell (MISD): January

Stephen McCanless (CISD): January

Kimberly McKnight (MISD): January

Bill Miller (JCPS): January

Shaunte Morris (GPISD): January

Lisa Noe (SISD): January

Jodi O’Bryan (JCPS): January

Lucia Palazzi (GPISD): January

Shelley Paquette-Gomez (GPISD): January

Kimberly Poindexter (JCPS): January

Edgar Ponce (SISD): January

Gina Reuter (CFISD): January

Dayne Robins (GPISD): January

Ginger Robbins (GISD): January

Rosario Rojas (SISD): January

Sean Russell (JCPS): January

Lorena Sandoval (SISD): January

Chesta Schneider (DISD): January

Rebecca Smith (CISD): January

Rob Stephenson (JCPS): January

Tracy Terrell (LISD): January

Leandra Torra (JCPS): January

Eleana Vasquez (GPISD): January

Cristina Wehmeyer (GPISD): January

Beth White (JCPS): January

Megan Winter (JCPS): January

Angela Wood (CISD): January



Michael Alvarez (LPISD): December

Pete Armstrong (CISD): December

Tori Bernard (CISD): December

Shannon Clancy (CISD): December

DeDe Conaway (BISD): December

Rebecca Conrad (SISD): December

Greg Fehr (JCPS): December

Tony Gardea (GPISD): December

Anna Gonzalez (GPISD): December

Bart Graves (GPISD): December

Jimmy Heffernan (GISD): December

Jillian Howard (GPISD): December

Joni Husband (JCPS): December

Shunta Jackson (LISD): December

Beverly Johnson (JCPS); December

Paige Johnson (DISD): December

Laura Juarez (SISD: December

John Killough (GPISD): December

Charita Kimbrough (JCPS): December

Jeffrey Marshall (JCPS); December

Brian Meers (JCPS): December

Amanda Morrison (LISD): December

Ericka Nelson (LISD): December

Sara Nethery (JCPS): December

Maxann Newby (JCPS): December

Nicole Newsome (GPISD): December

Katie Perkins (GPISD): December

Jessica Rose (LPISD): December

Sandra Salge (GPISD): December

Heather Seibert (GPISD): December

Keith Skiles (GPISD): December

Donald Spanyer (JCPS): December

Sheila Stephens (CISD): December

Jason Stinson (JCPS): December

Sima Tammer (GPISD): December

Jesse Teran (SISD): December

Aimee Tolleson (GISD): December

Grisel Wallace (LPISD): December

Melissa Watts (JCPS): December

Lisa Weaver (DISD): December

Carol Williams (LPISD): December



Norma Briseno (DISD): November

Susan Finkle (CCSD1): November

Teri Hans (JCPS): November

Danielle Harney (GPISD): November

Jeff Jennings (JCPS): November

Angela Johnson (JCPS): November

Amanda Lisso (DISD): November

Kimberly Martin (GPISD): November

Christina Moore (GPISD); November

Shannon Smith (JCPS): November

Andre Taylor (LISD): November

Susan Webb (JCPS): November



Toni Chapman (CCSD1): October

Jennifer Engels (LPISD): October

Larry Gerhart (LPISD): October

Greg Lauder (JCPS): October

Barika Noris (GPISD): October

Candace Pohl (LPISD): October



Derrick Brown (SISD): September


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