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 221 instructional leaders have already earned the Legendary Leadership Badge for the 2018/2019 school year (as of 12/31/2018).

Five Legendary Leadership Badges (1 Person)

Eric Cormier (BISD): December; November; October; October; September

Three Legendary Leadership Badges (3 People)

James Kisner (KISD): December; November; October

Kade Griffin (LPISD): November; October; September

Julien Guillory (GPISD):November; October; September

Two Legendary Leadership Badges (18 People)

Crystal Acosta (KISD): December; October

Matt Ammerman (BISD): December; October

Julie Cummings (JCSP): December; October

Timeka Davis (CISD): December; October

Sonia Gonzales (KISD): December; October

Javian Johnson (CISD): December; October

Kettisha Jones (PISD): December; November

Angela Kupcho (CISD): December; October

Erica McClure (JCPS): December; October

John O’Hare (PISD): December; October

Marivel Sedillo (PISD): December; November

Daniel Hutchins (FISD): November; October

Mason Kyle (KISD): November; October

Daniel Lopez (DISD): November; October

Chris Price (CISD): November; November

Pearl Perez (CISD): November; October

Janie Snyder (CISD): November; September

Nassrin Spencer (CISD): November; October

One Legendary Leadership Badge (199 People)

Helen Adeniken (PISD): December

Allison Alpha (CISD): December

Gloria Anderson (CFISD): December

Georgie Arenaz (PISD): December

Antonio Avalos (GPISD): December

Wendy Bebefield (CISD): December

Irene Benzor (GPISD): December

Tara Blummer (JCPS): December

Robin Bolt (JCPS): December

Ruby Bonilla (GPISD): December

Jana Bowser (GPISD): December

Sarah Boyle (PISD): December

Norma Briseno (DISD): December

Sylonda Burns (DISD): December

Anna Byrd (JCPS): December

Stephen Cabaniss (CFISD): December

Dalia Cantu (GPISD): December

Michelle Casas (CISD): December

Chris Castilo (GPISD): December

Virginia Caudle (PISD): December

Allison Cissell (JCPS) December

John Clements (DISD): December

Christopher Collins (JCPS): December

DeDe Conaway (BISD): December

Cindy Craigie (PISD): December

Angelica Cuellar (GPISD): December

Lori Davis (LISD): December

Kerri Dixon (JCPS): December

Satoya Dodd (DISD): December

Diane Duncan (SISD): December

Traci Durbin (JCPS): December

Loraine Dyess (GPISD): December

John Mark Edwards (PISD): December

Andre Emmons (DISD): December

Erik Esparza (GPISD): December

Alicia Ferguson (PISD): December

Rebecca Gardea (GPISD): December

Jean Garza (GPISD): December

Alison Gastin (CISD): December

Bart Graves (GPISD): December

Amanda Gustafson (PISD): December

James Hair (GPISD): December

Lisa Harris (PISD): December

Mark Hendry (DISD): December

Debbie Hensarling (GPISD): December

Stephen Howard (JCPS): December

Katie Howertonlandry (PISD): December

Ragan Jameson (CFISD): December

Jeremy Jenkins (JCPS): December

Janie Jimenez (GPISD): December

Chris Johnson (GPISD): December

Timothy Johnson (CISD): December

Margo Kelley (GPISD): December

John Killough (GPISD) December

Lynn Knisley (CFISD): December

Kresha Lane (GPISD): December

Karen Lawley (LPISD): December

Rebecca Limones (SISD): December

Talisha Machuca (GPISD): December

Ronald Marshall (JCPS): December

Kimberly Martin (GPISD): December

T’Andrea Mayes (JCPS): December

Blake Maxwell (MISD): December

Bryan McDaniel (CFISD): December

Yashundra Meriwether (PISD): December

Nikki Miller (DISD): December

Gaye Minchew (GPISD): December

Lemond Mitchell (GPISD): December

Maxann Newby (JCPS): December

Rebecca Nicolas (JCPS): December

Barika Noris (GPISD): December

Stephanie Nutter (JCPS): December

Shiela Parker (LISD): December

Jordan Paskitti (JCPS): December

Johnny Paz (GPISD): December

Brett Perry (JCPS): December

Davis Pierson (GPISD): December

Shanna Powers (DISD): Decmber

Lisa Ramke (CISD): December

Sheila Reed (PISD): December

Deborah Rivera (JCPS): December

Kimberly Roark (PISD): December

Jessica Rodriguez (GPISD): December

Marisol Rodriguez (CISD): December

Rachel Roepke (PISD): December

Mandi Salaiz (DISD): December

Sandra Salge (GPISD): December

Jaremy Sanders (GPISD): December

Dina Schaefer (PISD): December

Marc Schwarz (PISD): December

Colby Self (PISD): December

Kate Shaum (PISD): December

Brenda Shortnacy (PISD): December

Valerie Sosa (PISD): December

De’Nay Speaks (JCPS): December

Robert Stell (PISD): December

Sima Tanner (GPISD): December

Pam Thomas (MISD): December

Andre Underwood (PISD): December

Yeri Villalobos (GPISD): December

Laurie Waligura (CFISD): December 12/20/18

Valerie Walker (PISD): December

Kimberly Wells (GPISD): December

Jack Wheatley (JCPS): December

Dustin Whitis (JCPS): December

Angela Wood (CISD): December

Nancy Young (PISD): December

Jamie Youngblood (CISD): December

Mary Alejandro (GPISD): November

Shameel Ali (GPISD): November

Steve Alley (GPISD): November

Araceli Altamirano (GISC): November

Jennifer Anderson (CISD): November

Genia Antoine (PISD): November

Pete Armstrong (CISD): November 

Darren Atkinson (JCPS): November

Tanisha Baker (GPISD): November

David Bobb (JCPS): November

Krystle Breden (GPISD): November

Kenneth Bryant (GPISD): November

Christy Chandler (PISD): November

Tammy Cheshire (DISD): November

Shannon Clancy (CISD): November

Shele Coburn (CISD): November

Sabrina Cordova (CISD): November

Kim Coslow (JCPS): November

Angie Crew (GPISD): November

Geraldo Cruz (GPISD): November

Brian Dawson (PISD): November

Grace Devost (GPISD): November

Malinda Dutkowski (JCPS): November 

Luz Eblen (GPISD): November

Chris Eckford (GPISD): November

Lisa Ellison (JCPS): November

Robb Fulk (JCPS): November

Cynthia Galaviz (GPISD): November

Esther Garcia (CISD): November

Anna Gonzalez (GPISD): November

Juan Gonzalez (SISD): November

Amanda Gordon (CISD): November

Michael Grebb (PISD): November

Christopher Gregory (PISD): November

Darlene Havard (DISD): November

Karen Ivy (CISD): November

Katrina Johnson (GPISD): November

Shon Joseph (DISD): November

Mark Kettering (DISD): November

Greg Kuhn (JCPS): November

Mary Lariviere (CISD): November

Bethanie Logan (SISD): November

James McBride (DISD): November

Michael McNeil (GPISD): November

Sandra McQuade (BISD): November

Kelli McWashington (DISD): November

Michelle Merricks (CFISD): November

Diana Moore (DISD): November

Pattie Myers (CISD): November

Kenya Natsis (JCPS): November

Jason Neuss (JCPS): November

Eli Ramke (CISD): November

Tammy Rebecek (PISD): November

Don Reid (JCPS): November

Tonkeyta Rodgers (JCPS): November

June Shackelford (JCPS): November

Ashley Sherrard (GPISD): November

Lakendra Simon (DISD): November

Keith Skiles (GPISD): November

Jarred Smith (DISD): November

Mary Beth Smith (JCPS): November

Rebecca Smith (CISD): November

Nathan Steenport (PISD): November

Cheryl Sterrett (CISD): November

Jared Stevenson (PISD): November

Conni Strange (JCPS): November

Vicki Thomas (DISD): November

Tara Thompson (GPISD): November

Adrian Tristan (PISD): November

Josh Tovar (SISD): November

Sara Watson (PISD): November

Ashlee Boothe (CISD): October

Earnest Brooks (LPISD): October

Sean Cain (LYS): October

Nancy Delosa (GPISD): October

Linda Hudson (JCPS): October

Jamaal Hunnicutt (GISC): October

Dennis Jamison (CISD): October

Sarah Lanahan (PISD): October

Tera Marburgh (GPISD): October

Laura Miller (KISD): October

Katie Perkins (GPISD): October

Robert Reedy (JCPS): October

Mark Rodriguez (CISD): October

Heather Seibert (GPISD): October

Daniel Sharp (KISD): October

Patty Ward (MISD): October

Alyson Wilkins (CISD): October

Mike Laird (LYS): September

Robert Armenta (GUSD): August

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