Tag Archives: Education

It Takes A Community

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I spent the last 2 ½ days with school board members from across the state. School board members (seven per school district) are elected and serve free of charge to their communities. School board service is a significant commitment and can be quite draining when difficult situations arise and need to be dealt with. It […]

Coaching Effectively

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Many people confuse coaching with leadership, often thinking of them as synonyms. I am a firm believer that this is not the case. Coaching is actually a subset of Leadership. Leadership is a very advanced skill to master, effective coaching can and should be a part of everyone’s life. Most of us have had good […]

Chromebooks, Coming to the Surface

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When I consider the Chromebooks I use, I constantly think of the future. The constant, steady expansion of features. The improved choices in the marketplace. The coming waves of new applications. I tend to think of what it can do, not what it can’t. I have realized this is the core problem with the mainstream […]

Education Issues 2014

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I had the pleasure of attending the 2014 EducationPlus Legislative Breakfast this morning. Most of the school districts in St. Louis were represented along with about 20 Legislators, including the Governor of Missouri, Jay Nixon. I really appreciated how the event was organized and truly focused in on the key issues we face. I would […]

What Education is getting Right


If you read my writings you know I am passionate about this upcoming generation. I personally invest in them as I have the opportunity. I also serve our public education system as an elected board member. There are many critics of the public schools, I would like to focus on what I see them doing […]