LYS And The Endless Summer Road Trip

There’s still time to book your date!   Think. Work. Achieve. Your turn… Upcoming Conference Presentations: TASSP Summer Conference; TEPSA Summer Conference;  NAESP Summer Conference; NASSP Summer Conference; Fundamental 5 National Summit (Keynote); RISE Education Conference  Follow @LYSNation on Twitter and Lead Your School on Facebook.

Managerial Efficiency / Leadership Failure

It should go without saying, but sadly, common sense is not common practice…   If you are in a leadership position and your staff is attending training, you have to attend and participate. At the campus level, this means that the Principal, Assistant Principals and Instructional Coaches attend teacher training.  At the district level, the…

A Reader Asks… Fundamental 5 Resources

A teacher asks the following:   SC,   I’m a teacher looking for resources to implement better Fundamental Five. Can you point me in the right direction?   SC Response I have a couple of suggestions. With resources, three are immediately accessible to you.   There is the book, The Fundamental 5. It is available…

The Best Never Stop Training

If you haven’t scheduled your Summer and Fall training… Consider this your reminder! 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.

It’s Time To Start Planning For Summer and Fall Staff Development

Continuous improvement requires continuous training. Call LYS to schedule your Summer and Fall Staff Development. 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.

The RTB Series – Part 2: Response to Inadequate Training

Over this series of eight posts, we are identifying and addressing the seven primary barriers to changing instructional practices and the appropriate response by leadership. I present to you Part 2 in The Response to Barriers Series – Inadequate Training.   Once it is determined that the staff is not ignorant of better instructional practices,…

The Reviews Are In – The 2018 AIE Conference

Last November, Dr. Mike Laird and I presented at the Annual AIE Conference. We had a great time and the audience participation was exceptional. Once again, the audience reported that they liked us (we liked them, too), with all rating elements at or above 90%. Here is what the audience shared with the conference organizers……

The Results are In… Reviews from the AMLE National Conference

Last month at the AMLE National Conference in Florida, Dr. Mike Laird and I presented to a packed room. The topic, Coaching 1-On-1: How to Be a Better Instructional Coach, Today.  The audience was middle school administrators from across the country, and surprisingly, not one audience member has heard us present before. Below is what…

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:…

Start Packing… The LYS / TASSP Leadership Academy

Just three days away.  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 and Lead Your School on Facebook.

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…

LYS Is Everywhere!

  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.

Lead Your School… Across the Country and In Your Town

Think. Work. Achieve. Your turn… Upcoming Conference Presentations: LYS / TASSP Leadership Symposium (Keynote); AMLE National Conference; ASCD Empower19 Conference Follow @LYSNation on Twitter and Lead Your School on Facebook.

Starting the 4th Quarter – The LYS Summer Tour

Think. Work. Achieve. Your turn… Upcoming Conference Presentations: LYS / TASSP Leadership Symposium (Keynote); AMLE National Conference; ASCD Empower19 Conference  Follow @LYSNation on Twitter and Lead Your School on Facebook.  

Top LYS Tweets – July 30, 2018

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.   Vote! Vote! Vote! (By Jeffrey_C_Hicks)   Stagnant salaries, reduced benefits,…

Join The LYS Summer Tour

Think. Work. Achieve. Your turn… Upcoming Conference Presentations: LYS / TASSP Leadership Symposium (Keynote); AMLE National Conference; ASCD Empower19 Conference  Follow @LYSNation on Twitter and Lead Your School on Facebook.

Top LYS Tweets – July 23, 2018

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.   When did we start judging the quality of a man…

The LYS Road Trip Continues

Think. Work. Achieve. Your turn… Upcoming Conference Presentations: LYS / TASSP Leadership Symposium (Keynote); AMLE National Conference; ASCD Empower19 Conference Follow @LYSNation on Twitter and Lead Your School on Facebook.

LYS Across America

Coming to a school near you! Think. Work. Achieve. Your turn… Upcoming Conference Presentations: NAESP National Conference (Multiple Presentations); NASSP National Principals Conference; LYS / TASSP Leadership Symposium (Keynote); AMLE National Conference Follow @LYSNation on Twitter and Lead Your School on Facebook.

LYS Road Trip

Come see us! Think. Work. Achieve. Your turn… Upcoming Conference Presentations: NAESP National Conference (Multiple Presentations); NASSP National Principals Conference; LYS / TASSP Leadership Symposium (Keynote); AMLE National Conference Follow @LYSNation on Twitter and Lead Your School on Facebook.

The LYS Road Trip

Think. Work. Achieve. Your turn… Upcoming Conference Presentations: NAESP National Conference (Multiple Presentations); NASSP National Principals Conference; LYS / TASSP Leadership Symposium (Keynote); AMLE National Conference  Follow @LYSNation on Twitter and Lead Your School on Facebook.

LYS is on the Road

It’s standing room only, everywhere! Think. Work. Achieve. Your turn… Upcoming Conference Presentations: NAESP National Conference (Multiple Presentations); NASSP National Principals Conference; LYS / TASSP Leadership Symposium (Keynote); AMLE National Conference Follow @LYSNation on Twitter and Lead Your School on Facebook.

LYS – Coming to a School Near You

Don’t be left out. A few dates are still available. Think. Work. Achieve. Your turn… Upcoming Conference Presentations: VASSP Summer Conference (Multiple Presentations); NAESP National Conference (Multiple Presentations); NASSP National Principals Conference; LYS / TASSP Leadership Symposium (Keynote) Follow @LYSNation on Twitter and Lead Your School on Facebook.

The Endless LYS Summer Tour

It’s kind of a big deal. Think. Work. Achieve. Your turn… Upcoming Conference Presentations: VASSP Summer Conference (Multiple Presentations); NAESP National Conference (Multiple Presentations); NASSP National Principals Conference; LYS / TASSP Leadership Symposium (Keynote)  Follow @LYSNation on Twitter and Lead Your School on Facebook.

Scheduled LYS Summer Tour Venues

We still have a slot for your campus! Think. Work. Achieve. Your turn… Upcoming Conference Presentations: LYS / ESC 3 Fundamental 5 Leadership Symposium; VASSP Summer Conference (Multiple Presentations); NAESP National Conference (Multiple Presentations); NASSP National Principals Conference; LYS / TASSP Leadership Symposium (Keynote)  Follow @LYSNation on Twitter and Lead Your School on Facebook.  

Catch the LYS Summer Tour

The few remaining dates are going fast! Think. Work. Achieve. Your turn… Upcoming Conference Presentations: LYS / ESC 3 Fundamental 5 Leadership Symposium; VASSP Summer Conference (Multiple Presentations); NAESP National Conference (Multiple Presentations); NASSP National Principals Conference; LYS / TASSP Leadership Symposium (Keynote)  Follow @LYSNation on Twitter and Lead Your School on Facebook.

LYS: Coming to a Town Near You!

A few dates are still available. It’s not late to schedule your campus or district! Think. Work. Achieve. Your turn… Upcoming Conference Presentations: LYS / ESC 4 Principals Symposium (Keynote); TASSP Summer Conference (Multiple Presentations); TEPSA Summer Conference; LYS / ESC 3 Fundamental 5 Leadership Symposium; VASSP Summer Conference (Multiple Presentations); NAESP National Conference (Multiple…

The LYS 2018 Summer Tour

A very limited number of Summer dates are still available! Think. Work. Achieve. Your turn… Upcoming Conference Presentations: LYS / ESC 4 Principals Symposium (Keynote); TASSP Summer Conference (Multiple Presentations); TEPSA Summer Conference; LYS / ESC 3 Fundamental 5 Leadership Symposium; VASSP Summer Conference (Multiple Presentations); NAESP National Conference (Multiple Presentations); NASSP National Principals Conference;…

Show Me the Research

The most common form of pushback from the naysayers, bullies and/or lazy staffers is to say, “Show me the research that this works.”   This stops most well-intentioned coaches, trainers and administrators in their tracks.  Not because what they are proposing is contrary to what research indicates is best practice, but because the request seems…
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