Alternative Licensure

There is no recipe for being a great teacher, that’s what is unique about them. –Robert Sternberg


The beginning is the most important part of the work. -Plato


The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great at whatever they want to do. Kobe Bryant As educators, we understand the difference that positive inspiration can make in a person’s life. After all, that is what we do. We strive to inspire others to change their lives in such…

Why Coaching?

Coaching, coaching, coaching—everywhere you look in educational literature, there is generally a conversation that includes “coaching” as a buzz word!   Have you ever wondered what is meant by these references to coaching, and why coaching has become such a phenomena—Yes, why coaching and why now?  Researchers such as Elenar Aguilar (The Art Of Coaching, 2013) cite coaching…

Finding Your Mrs. Thorpe

Looking back, as a principal, highlights in my day were visiting classrooms, interacting with students, and witnessing teaching and learning. By far, my students across grade levels were fortunate to have some great teachers, and if I ever had to select the most effective teacher I worked with, indisputably, I could not. Although different in…