January 2009 - Steve Barkley

Learning Oriented Leadership

This week my reading and thinking was focused by an article sent to me by Debra Jennings, a member of New Jersey’s State Professional Teaching Standard Board. I serve as […]

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Differentiating Teacher Growth the Principals and Coachs Task

In earlier postings, I have discussed the important partnership of principal and coach to build continuous teacher growth. One critical element of that partnership is identifying teachers’ current (individual) development […]

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Providing the Experiences Students Need a Live Event Example

I was recently working with a leadership team of teachers and administrators from a 6-8 middle school. After a discussion defining the desired student achievement they sought, we explored “what […]

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