On Monday, September 21, a group of concerned students, parents, community members, and Millville teachers decided to address the Board of Education regarding the summer work issues for advanced classes. There was quite a large turnout as almost every seat in the room was filled! It was great to see that kind of turnout, especially … More Millville BOE Meeting 9/21/15 Recap
This post was created because I love Millville, nothing more and nothing less. I, like most people in this town, want to see great things happening on a regularly basis. I also believe that the progress of our city depends on our youth. In order for our youth to be armed to make a difference, … More Making Millville Public Schools “World Class”…
New school year, new initiatives for your school? We have all been a part of it and most of us roll our eyes when we hear what the flavor of the week will be this year. A lot of change in schools is not properly thought out, which is why it typically fails miserably. Being … More Changes at Brookfield Elementary!
I am beginning my 8th year as an educator (6 as a teacher and 2 as a principal) and I am often asked how and why I chose this field. The answer is simple really, I didn’t chose education; it chose me. I recently read a piece from Oklahoma educator and assistant superintendent Rob Miller … More How education chose me…
Flashback to a year ago and I was a very excited and confident candidate for my local Board of Education (Millville, NJ). I had made a name for myself as a teacher in my town and felt that I had a very good chance at winning one of three seats. Election Day came a few … More Let’s Make Millville Public Schools World Class…together!
We lost our health & PE teacher recently to a public school and we were able to find a fantastic replacement in less than two weeks! Now, I think it is safe to say that this will not be possible for every position, but I wanted to share how we were able to streamline this … More How to hire a teacher (or be hired as a teacher) in two weeks!
I know that this post is supposed to focus on negative mentors and the impact they can have, but I am struggling on how to phrase some of the bad experiences, so I am skipping that for now. I might come back to it, I might not, but I wanted to focus on some positivity … More My Spartan Journey