Monthly Archives: January 2016

21 Things Education Leaders Should Do Right Now

Tom Vander Ark Getting Smart CEO Posted: 01/07/2016 11:01 am EST Updated: 01/07/2016 11:59 am EST The Real Work It may be that when we no longer know what to do we have come to our real work, and that when we no longer know which way to go we have begun our real journey. The mind […]

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5 Questions for Bend-La Pine’s New Superintendent

January 5, 2016 Shay Mikalson, the new superintendent for the Bend-La Pine School District, sat down with BEND Magazine to talk growth, goals and technology. How is it going so far? It’s a dream job in a dream district. I have five kids, so this work is not only about the 17,500 that we serve, but four […]

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What to Keep? What to Let Go of?

My New Year’s Resolution is to do simple, better. It may sound odd, considering how much we have to do and how much we want to improve. And yet, this is the year that I commit to do less better. I want to do fewer things but at a higher quality. This personal resolution comes […]

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