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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