When I started my journey of school leadership, I thought being a risk taker was better left to other professions or hobbies people liked to pursue. Eventually, I learned that for change to occur taking risks is often needed. However, taking some chances, even if they make sense and appear reasonable, can be daunting.  The

What descriptive words come to mind when you imagine a classroom teacher, a site principal, a central administrator? Doug Reeves explores an inverse relationship between the size of a district’s strategic plan and its magnitude of impact on student achievement. I write today to study the inverse relationship between power and trust between a senior leader and his/her employees. First let’s define trust