The work we do across the country is full of more than its share of challenges. Often we spend more time operating from a deficit perspective as opposed to an asset perspective. Yet we all have a series of what I like to call "bright spots" which are the things we do exceptionally well that aid in achieving our organizational, school/site and initiative goals. The wonderful thing about bright spots is if they are constructed well they can be replicated. So what are your bright spots? What…Continue
It’s hard to be new. Four years ago, new to California and a new Community School Coordinator, I found myself in a fiercely proud community that wondered who I was and what I thought I was doing at their high school. I didn’t look like many of them, I didn’t sound like them, and even when I played by the rules, I felt like everyone was waiting for me to screw up instead of lending a helping hand. They thought I was just going to be another flavor of the month in education reform. I get it.…Continue
I was privileged to be able to spend my evening with representatives from the Children's Aid Society today. And while the discussion had several focal points, there was some extended conversation about what shared leadership means.
So I ask, what does does shared leadership mean to you? How does it show up in your practice daily?
We are so excited to have this site up and running!
To start, I would like to introduce myself. My name is Annie Bogenschutz and I am one of the Co-chairs for this network. After nearly a decade of involvement with Cincinnati Public Schools' Community Learning Centers, I am the…Continue
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