See You At The TEPSA And TASSP Conferences!

Think. Work. Achieve. Your turn… Upcoming Conference Presentations: TASSP Summer Conference; TEPSA Summer Conference;  NAESP Summer Conference; NASSP Summer Conference; FCSTAT Summer Conference (Keynote); Fundamental 5 National Summit (Keynote); RISE Education Conference Follow @LYSNation on Twitter and Lead Your School on Facebook.

LYS at the TASSP Summer Conference

Think. Work. Achieve. Your turn… Upcoming Conference Presentations: TASSP Summer Conference; TEPSA Summer Conference;  NAESP Summer Conference; NASSP Summer Conference; FCSTAT Summer Conference (Keynote); Fundamental 5 National Summit (Keynote); RISE Education Conference Follow @LYSNation on Twitter and Lead Your School on Facebook.

Top LYS – March 18, 2019

If you are not following @LYSNation on Twitter, then you missed the Top 10 LYS tweets from the past week when they were first posted.  And if you are on Twitter, you might want to check out the Tweeters who made this week’s list.   With students, academic cheating is more a function of trying…

Book Your Summer Curriculum Mapping Camp Today

Dates for Summer Curriculum Mapping Camps are filling up fast. Call LYS now to book yours! Think. Work. Achieve. Your turn… Upcoming Conference Presentations: ASCD Empower19 Conference; TASSP Summer Conference;  NAESP Summer Conference; NASSP Summer Conference; Fundamental 5 National Summit (Keynote)  Follow @LYSNation on Twitter and Lead Your School on Facebook.

Leadership Immersion Opportunity

With School Leaders… For School Leaders… By School Leaders San Antonio, Texas in Three Weeks!!! 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 and Lead Your School on Facebook.

Leadership Built, Leadership Honed

Join The LYS Nation in San Antonio, Texas on October 14 and 15, 2018 for the best school leadership training this Fall! Open to all levels of schools leaders from anywhere in the country!! Think. Work. Achieve. Your turn… Upcoming Conference Presentations: LYS / TASSP Leadership Symposium (Keynote); AMLE National Conference; AIE Conference; ASCD Empower19…

Does Your Campus Have a Staff Induction Program

It always amazes me how often campus operations and practices are left to chance. We hire staff and then hope that through luck and osmosis the new hires will know what to do.  There is a better way.  Implement a new hire induction program.   Why?   Because an induction program ensure that new hires…

Top LYS Tweets from the Week of August 6, 2017

If you are not following @LYSNation on Twitter, then you missed the Top 10 LYS Tweets from the week of August 6, 2017 when they were first posted.  And if you are on Twitter, you might want to check out the Tweeters who made this week’s list. 1. Drama is a weak leader’s way of…

The TASSP / LYS Leadership Academy – Don’t Miss Your Last Chance to Attend

On this coming Sunday and Monday, the TASSP / LYS Leadership Academy is in Frisco, Texas.  Late registration is still available. Join over 100 education leaders from across the state as we tackle real world leadership issues with real world experience and solutions. Last week’s Academy was amazing, don’t miss your last chance to participate…

One Chance Left – The Leadership Academy

This weekend, 100 instructional leaders gathered in San Antonio to hone their craft. Covering topics from communication to system design to decision making to coaching, it was a non-stop leadership fest!  As a testament to the power and value of the event, numerous participants signed up additional members of their leadership teams to attend the…

The TASSP / LYS Leadership Academy

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  Now at the Apple App Store: Fun 5 Timer (Fundamental 5 Delivery Tool); PowerWalks CLC (Networked Formative Observation Tool)  Upcoming Presentations: LYS / TASSP Advanced…

PowerWalks 2.0 – It’s Kind of a Big Deal

Dear PowerWalks User, We are excited to unveil the updated version of the PowerWalks Instructional Observation System.  As you are well aware, PowerWalks was designed to provide Teachers with “Game Film” to inform their honing of daily practice and to provide Instructional Leaders with a tool to better coach and support their staff, from the…

A Reader Writes… Top Tweet List

In response to the 6/16/14 post, “Top LYS Tweets From theWeek of June 8, 2014,” a LYS Principal writes: SC, Great set of tweets! I often send your list to my staff. They may not all follow the blog but I think all can benefit from your top list of tweets. I also print them…

The Astronomical Cost of Comp Time

Every decent school leader recognizes the need to train staff.  And since there is never enough time during the school year, the summer with its glorious span of empty calendar dates always seems like an untapped resource.  I, for one, am a fan of organized summer training.  But there is always the legitimate question of…

The Early Reviews Are Great!

Last Monday was the first of two Fundamental 5 National Summits, if you are considering attending and bringing a team to the next Summit, on Monday, October 14th, here is what you can expect. Just wanted to drop you a note and thank you for yesterday’s Summit.  As usual, you and your staff provided an…

Top LYS Tweets From the Week of November 11, 2012

And we’re back… I hope everyone had a safe and restful Thanksgiving Holiday. Before we roll into the posts we’ll catch up on LYS Tweets, which continued during the break.  If you don’t follow @LYSNation, here are the Top 10 LYS Tweets from the week of November 11, 2012. 1. If your students repeatedly can’t,…

A Principal Shares… People are Listening

A new LYS Principal share the following: SC, You may not have believed me at the conference when I told you that I was going to present your material to my Superintendent.  Well… I did and my superintendent and my Secondary Administrative Team are sold on The Fundamental 5 and the coaching walkthrough program (PowerWalks).…

On-going Professional Development and the Book List

I had an LYS principal call me last week with a question and a request. The question was this: “What should I be doing to prepare myself for my next job, in terms of professional development?” This is an excellent question. I told him that there are a couple of things he should be doing.…
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