5 Ways Collective Leadership Can Catalyze Teacher Retention

By Matt Thomas Early Spring can be a time characterized by anxiety for administrators. The workload seems to increase across the course of the year. Constant attention must be paid to expectations for increased student achievement. Enrollment numbers are evaluated almost daily. But, what might be among the greatest stressors administrators face as the school year begins to near its conclusion is the mounting pressure to fill open positions. This can be daunting, if not […]

Baylor Center for School Leadership–The Grace of Gathering

The Grace of Gathering

Dr. Matt Thomas I have a daily practice of writing a line a day to record something that I have learned or to capture a memory that I hope to fondly recall. I hope to use this collection to inspire and encourage my children and their families long after I’m gone. I’ve been doing this for seven years now and have quite a collection of memories and lessons I’ve learned. So, as my early morning […]