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 2019/2020 school year (as of 9/30/19).


Two Legendary Leadership Badges

Jesse Sepulveda (SISD): September; August


 One Legendary Leadership Badge

Ashley Adcox-Garner (SISD): September

Esteban Alvarez (SISD): September

Earnest Brooks (GPISD): September

Rosa Maria Chavez-Avedician (SISD): September

Ignacio Estorga (SISD): September

Al Garcia (SISD): September

Juan Gonzalez (SISD): September

Michael Grebb (PISD): September

Kade Griffin (LPISD): September

Alejandro Olvera (SISD): September

Clint Shuman (PISD): September

Jared Stevenson (PISD): September


Monica Castro (SISD): August

Randi Shreve (SISD): August


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