Around The World and On Your Street

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State of the Blog – The Last 100 Posts (2,500 and Counting)

Hello, LYS Nation. This is the 2,500thpost to the column, so as has become a tradition, we will review our progress.   First, the review   The 1stpost was on Monday, February 16, 2009.   The 500thpost was on April 7, 2010   The 1,000thpost was on March 7, 2012   The 1,500thpost was on April…

State of the Blog – The last 100 Posts (2,400 and Counting)

Hello, LYS Nation.  This is the 2,400th post to the column, so as has become a tradition, we will review our progress.   First, the review   The 1st post was on Monday, February 16, 2009.   The 500th post was on April 7, 2010   The 1,000th post was on March 7, 2012  …

The Improved Lead Your School Website and Blog Manager

We’re excited to announce that our new and improved Lead Your School website and blog manager is now up and running.  The intent of the rebuilt website is to be more user friendly and help those interested in our services communicate with us more directly and effectively. Take a look at LeadYourSchool.com and let us…

State of the Blog – The Last 100 Posts (2,300 and Counting)

Hello, LYS Nation.  This is the 2,300th post to the column, so as has become a tradition, we will review our progress.  First, the review The 1st post was on Monday, February 16, 2009. The 100th post was on April 14, 2009. The 200th post was on June 10, 2009 The 300th post was on…

PowerWalks Hurricane Relief Challenge – 10/6/17 Update

To assist schools in Florida, Puerto Rico, and Texas dealing with the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria for every PowerWalks classroom observation conducted between October 1, 2017 and October 31, 2017, Lead Your School will donate 5¢. As of today, there have been 9,269 PowerWalks completed. This means that the current donation total…

You’re the First to Know – Fundamental 5 National Summit!

Think. Work. Achieve. Your turn… Call Jo at (832) 477-LEAD to order your campus set of “The Fundamental 5: The Formula for Quality Instruction.” Individual copies available on Amazon.com!  http://tinyurl.com/Fundamental5  Upcoming Conference Presentations: The Fundamental 5 National Summit (Keynote)  Now at the Apple App Store: Fun 5 Timer (Fundamental 5 Delivery Tool); PowerWalks CLC (Networked Formative…

State of the Blog – The Last 100 Posts (2,200 and Counting)

Hello, LYS Nation.  This is the 2,200th post to the column, so as has become a tradition, we will review our progress.  First, the review The 1st post was on Monday, February 16, 2009. The 100th post was on April 14, 2009. The 200th post was on June 10, 2009 The 300th post was on…

Happy Birthday to the LYS Blog

That’s right LYS Nation, our daily conversation is seven years old today. It alternately feels like we just started this yesterday and that we have been doing this forever. I have to admit when I started writing seven years ago I had no expectations and no idea where this would take us. My biggest fear…

This is a Test (Really)

We are having technical difficulties with the blog feed.  This is a test.  If the test is successful, posts will resume on Friday.  If not, we’ll keep looking for a solution.

State of the Blog – The Last 100 Posts (2,100 and Counting)

Hello, LYS Nation.  This is the 2,100th post to the column, so as has become a tradition, we will review our progress.  First, the review The 1st post was on Monday, February 16, 2009. The 100th post was on April 14, 2009. The 200th post was on June 10, 2009 The 300th post was on…

The Final Results Are In

This Spring, LYS announced two Cancer Fightin’ Challenges.  The first, in March, was the “March For A Cure PowerWalks Challenge.”  For this challenge for every PowerWalks classroom observation that was conducted, LYS pledged to donate a nickel towards cancer research. The second, in April, was the “Buy A Book – Beat Cancer Challenge.”  For this…

The LYS Yeti Cups are Here! The LYS Yeti Cups are Here!

Due to demand from the LYS Nation, we just got another small batch of LYS Yeti Cups.  Sure they are expensive, but Yeti doesn’t discount.  And if you are thinking, ”Who would spend that much on a cup,” I understand. I thought that once.  Then I got my first Yeti.  With the big 32oz cup,…

State of the Blog – The Last 100 Posts (2,000 and Counting)

Hello, LYS Nation.  This is the 2,000th post to the column, so as has become a tradition, we will review our progress.  First, the review The 1st post was on Monday, February 16, 2009. The 100th post was on April 14, 2009. The 200th post was on June 10, 2009 The 300th post was on…

LYS Nation Donation Total – The March For A Cure Challenge

LYS Nation, I couldn’t be more proud.  Your challenge was to visit classrooms to beat cancer, and you really stepped up.  In March, individually you visited a total of 11,965 classrooms, which equates to a donation of $598.25 Then Twenty LYSers met the 200 PowerWalks Challenge, which adds another $100.00 to the donation. As for campuses,…

Happy Birthday to the LYS Blog

That’s right LYS Nation, our daily conversation is seven years old today. It alternately feels like we just started this yesterday and that we have been doing this forever. I have to admit when I started writing seven years ago I had no expectations and no idea where this would take us. My biggest fear…

It’s An Honor To Be Nominated

Yesterday, a friend and fellow LYSer sent me a link to a blog post with a message, “Hey, check out the lists!” The post is an active poll to identify some of today’s top education policy thinkers, chucked in age groups. I’ll admit it, I’m a sucker for these type of polls so of course…

State of the Blog – The Last 100 Posts (1,900 and Counting)

Hello, LYS Nation.  This is the 1,900th post to the column, so as has become a tradition, we will review our progress.  First, the review The 1st post was on Monday, February 16, 2009. The 100th post was on April 14, 2009. The 200th post was on June 10, 2009 The 300th post was on…

Simply Legendary

There are those select few that have a building named in their honor. And then there are those who get a statue… To LYS Superintendent Emeritus, Bob Brezina, and the “Brezina Boys,” CONGRATULATIONS! Think. Work. Achieve. Your turn… Call Jo at (832) 477-LEAD to order your campus set of “The Fundamental 5: The Formula for…

E. Don Brown Writes… 53 and Counting

LYS Principal Emeritus, E. Don Brown, sends out the following field report. I Loved SC’s 8/21/15 on the road clip, “The Long Summer Road Trip” and I was inspired to share my week on the road. Great fun, even for the “old and feeble”!   I spent Monday and Wednesday with LYS Coach, great communicator…

Our Biggest Fan

LYS Nation, last week we lost our biggest fan.  After beating cancer six years ago, walking through a heart attack 2½ years ago, and battling two different types of cancer for the past two years, age and illness finally caught up with my father-in-law, Gerald Burnett.  A former professional baseball player, retired engineer and business…

State of the Blog – The Last 100 Posts (1,800 and Counting)

Hello, LYS Nation.  This is the 1,800th post to the column, so as is our tradition, we will review our progress.  First, the review The 1st post was on Monday, February 16, 2009. The 100th post was on April 14, 2009. The 200th post was on June 10, 2009 The 300th post was on September…

Last Week to Apply – Superintendent Search

LYS Executive Search ~ Superintendent ~ Culberson County-Allamore Independent School District A West Texas school district is searching for its next Superintendent of Schools The successful candidate will have Demonstrated leadership success as a principal and/or district level administrator Demonstrated success educating diverse student populations Firm understanding of school finance LYS training and experience, preferred…

Superintendent Search – Two Weeks Left to Apply

LYS Executive Search ~ Superintendent ~ Culberson County-Allamore Independent School District A West Texas school district is searching for its next Superintendent of Schools The successful candidate will have Demonstrated leadership success as a principal and/or district level administrator Demonstrated success educating diverse student populations Firm understanding of school finance LYS training and experience, preferred…

Texas Superintendent Search

LYS Executive Search ~ Superintendent ~ Culberson County-Allamore Independent School District A West Texas school district is searching for its next Superintendent of Schools The successful candidate will have Demonstrated leadership success as a principal and/or district level administrator Demonstrated success educating diverse student populations Firm understanding of school finance LYS training and experience, preferred…

LYS Executive Search ~ Junior High School Principal ~ Spring Hill Independent School District A LYS Superintendent in East Texas seeks a like-minded principal to turn a good neighborhood school into THE showcase for public education.  The successful candidate will have Demonstrated leadership success as a campus administrator. Demonstrated success in increasing staff effectiveness and…

Junior High School Principal Search

LYS Executive Search ~ Junior High School Principal ~ Spring Hill Independent School District A LYS Superintendent in East Texas seeks a like-minded principal to turn a good neighborhood school into THE showcase for public education.  The successful candidate will have Demonstrated leadership success as a campus administrator. Demonstrated success in increasing staff effectiveness and…

Superintendent Search – CCAISD

LYS Executive Search ~ Superintendent ~ Culberson County-Allamore Independent School District A West Texas school district is searching for its next Superintendent of Schools The successful candidate will have Demonstrated leadership success as a principal and/or district level administrator  Demonstrated success educating diverse student populations Firm understanding of school finance LYS training and experience, preferred…

Texas Superintendent Search

LYS Executive Search ~ Superintendent ~ Culberson County-Allamore Independent School District A West Texas school district is searching for its next Superintendent of Schools The successful candidate will have Demonstrated leadership success as a principal and/or district level administrator  Demonstrated success educating diverse student populations Firm understanding of school finance LYS training and experience, preferred…

Spring Hill ISD Principal Search

LYS Executive Search ~ Spring Hill Junior High School Principal ~ The LYS Superintendent in Spring Hill Independent School District seeks a like-minded principal to turn a good neighborhood school into THE showcase for public education.  The successful candidate will have Demonstrated leadership success as a campus administrator. Demonstrated success in increasing staff effectiveness and…
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