I’m sick of theory too!

This past week I had the opportunity to present four education sessions at the MTA (Massachusetts Teachers Association) summer conference at UMASS in Amherst, MA.  When I present at conferences I try to stick to themes and ideas and create  ‘what can teachers/administrators use immediately’ types of sessions.  I know as an educator, those types of sessions, articles and […]

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Poke Me In the Eye, Right Now!

Tomorrow I am presenting at a New Hampshire teachers conference in Concord, NH.  I have been prepping for this event and I am thrilled to be able to be there.  Also, I am working toward my professional development goals and it has made me really be reflective about my PD (professional development) and what I […]

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Finding the Power of Positive Colleagues in the Midst of Anxiety and Depression

I feel so lucky to teach in a school district where I work with some of the best people, professionals and friends I could possibly imagine.  However, establishing that relationship doesn’t just happen, it takes a lot of work.  It takes a great deal of putting yourself out there to colleagues and making yourself somewhat […]

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