“I am of the belief that Instagram is where the future is, and I think when it comes to schools this is the platform that they really should be considering getting on,” Joel says.
“Part of being successful with strategic planning is having a very accurate sense of your current resources and capacity, and then building a plan from there,” Diane says.
“That told me loud and clear, we’ve got to share our story,” Rich recalls. “And we have to share our story in a way that people understand—and the message gets to them.”
“It’s so important to get students engaged,” Zac says. “It can’t always be about reading and then spitting out the knowledge. There has to be relevance to it.”
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"To ignore the link [between performance and...] poverty is to beg for failure in any successful use of this testing system."
“The belief is not about me. The building is not about me. It’s about the culture of the community, the district… Begin with the end in mind.”
"I believe our biggest problem with technology actually starts in our minds. Our minds our the greatest software ever invented and we need to program it for excellence."
"Nobody has ever complained to me that we've given too much communication. [...] My belief is that you shouldn't try to hide anything or make anything appear what it is not. Whatever we are going to do we are going to send out factual information."