The quality & morale of teachers is absolutely central to the well being of students and their learning.
Change is easy to propose, hard to implement, and especially hard to sustain.
Teachers create and transform energy. They are the dynamos of educational change.
On assessment: measure what you value instead of valuing only what you can measure.
High performing organizations have cultures of creativity and risk. They encourage workers to innovate and play.
We must use collegiality not to level people down but to bring together their strength and creativity.
Lateral trust among colleagues is as important as vertical trust within the hierarchy.
Education leaders must have the will at times to release leadership to the teachers the parents and the students.
What we want for our students we should want for our teachers: learning, challenge, support, and respect.
Teachers who believe they can make a real difference in their students lives REALLY do.
A first class system of early childhood education is the hallmark of a caring and civilized society.
Teaching is a never-ending story. The work is never over; the job is never done.
A successful school has to engage all the people, all the powers, and all the capacities within it.
Don't raise the bar and narrow the gap, but narrow the gap to raise the bar.
Courageous leadership is not fearless leadership. What makes you a leader is how you deal with your fears.
The bags that teachers carry home symbolize their guilt about the endless care they have to give.
Blame and betrayal are the emotional enemies of improvement.
High performance leaders capitalize on crises to galvanize the motivation and actions of people in the organization.
One or two bad teachers is a problem with the teachers. A school with many bad teachers is a problem of leadership.
On school culture: It's hard to eat something you've had a relationship with.
Capacity building originally meant helping people to help themselves. Now it means required training to deliver imposed policies.
If one foot is in a bucket of steam, and the other is in a bucket of ice, you are not, on average, comfortable.
You cannot switch teachers on and off as if they were PowerPoint presentations.
Pompous asses knows how to put the moan in sanctimonious.
Although everyone wants to change the teacher, it's time for the agents of educational reform to change themselves.
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