on learning and leading

we’re hiring, Mr. Trump (Jr.)

There’s a lot being said about teacher retention these days. Here in SC, replacing public school teachers costs us about $74.5 million each year. Teaching is consistently rated one of the top stressful jobs (#5/10 here, #4/10 here and #3/10 here, for example). In fact, the Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention and Advancement here in… Continue reading we’re hiring, Mr. Trump (Jr.)

on faith and fellowship · on learning and leading

what matters

“For me, no ideological or political conviction would justify the sacrifice of a human life. For me, the value of life is absolute, with no concessions. It’s not negotiable.” ~Edgar Ramirez Life matters. It must. Unborn lives matter. Born lives matter. Refugee lives matter. Christian lives matter. Muslim lives matter. LGBT lives matter. Elderly lives… Continue reading what matters

on faith and fellowship · on learning and leading · on life at home

one wild and precious life

This week has been a strange juxtaposition between the deep yearning for more and the deep sadness of inadequacy. While sitting at a table with one of this nation’s forefront education philanthropists and progressive thinkers, part of my heart was at home with a situation in which my very best intentions and efforts did not… Continue reading one wild and precious life