ROAD TRIP!!!! The LYS / TASSP Leadership Academy

The LYS / TASSP Leadership Academy starts tomorrow. It doesn’t matter if you get there by foot, bike, car, train or plane… Get there! Forgot to register? Pretend like you did and just show up. We’ll find a seat for you. See you in San Antonio!   Think. VOTE. Achieve. Your turn… Upcoming Conference Presentations:…

Just 5 Days Away – The LYS / TASSP Leadership Academy

We Added More Seats! Due to demand, another 25 slots are available for the LYS / TASSP Leadership Academy in San Antonio, Texas.  This October 14th and 15th join K-12 school leaders from across the country as we focus on how to lead schools that maximize student opportunity. Can’t wait to see you there! Think.…

We’re Starting the Countdown! The LYS / TASSP Leadership Academy

T minus 9 days! Less than 20 seats  available. Join over school leaders from across the country for the Fall’s premier leadership conference. Network, learn and share on the Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas Think. Work. Achieve. Your turn… Upcoming Conference Presentations: LYS / TASSP Leadership Academy (Keynote); AMLE National Conference; AIE Conference; ASCD Empower19…

The All Level, All States LYS / TASSP Leadership Academy

Bring your leadership team to the best schools leadership conference this Fall. Register early, because the last two LYS / TASSP events sold out. See you in San Antonio! Think. Work. Achieve. Your turn… Upcoming Conference Presentations: LYS / TASSP Leadership Symposium (Keynote); AMLE National Conference; AIE Conference; ASCD Empower19 Conference Follow @LYSNation on Twitter…

A Reader Writes… (Instructional Discussions – Part 2)

In response to the post, “Instructional Discussions,” a reader writes: “Here is one key concept in response to your post that the LYS philosophy stresses that people have such a hard time comprehending: We need to FORCE teachers to be “coaches,” not lecturers, and model for them what true instructional coaching is. When I went…

A Reader Writes… Another Cainism

Another LYS reader shares a favorite Cainism… “Here is my favorite Cainism… ‘Students do not abide by the dress code because teachers refuse to model a professional dress code standard after the first week of school. That is why we have to babysit teachers at times.’ (Spoken with vigor and anger at a leadership development…

Chef Wayne, or How Do You Interview?

First, a disclaimer. In general, living on the road is a combination of the mundane, punctuated by random irritation. After the first two weeks, all illusions of glamour have disappeared. However, sometimes there are perks… Recently, I the was guest of Chef Wayne, the Executive Chef of the Chart House, in San Antonio, for a…
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