Adam Brown: Becoming is better than being

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Adam Brown in his eighth year as an educator. After four years of teaching, he moved into a principal position. Now in his fourth year, Adam is the principal for grades 6 through 12 at Renaissance Academy in VA Beach. He is currently working on his dissertation at the College of William and Mary, Adam has […]

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Dr. Jim Power: Creating hope factories

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An experienced educator who has led a number of private institutions for nearly 30 years, Jim Power has been named the 13th Head of Schools of Culver Academies.   Culver Academies is a college preparatory boarding high school comprised of Culver Military Academy (founded in 1894) and Culver Girls Academy (1971). The Academies’ enrollment consists of […]

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Pete Hall: Lose your idea. Leave it to the team.

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Professional Development Agent Pete Hall, 12-year veteran school principal on sabbatical, proudly offers professional development experiences, workshops, mentoring support, keynote addresses, and other educational consulting services full-time. After a teaching career that spanned three states and included primary, intermediate, and middle-school positions, Mr. Hall served as principal of Anderson Elementary School in Reno, Nevada. When he took […]

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Randy Harris: Trust built through fires

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Randy Harris is Superintendent of Huntington County Community School Corporation in Huntington, Indiana. Prior to this, he was the Superintendent of Eastern Hancock Schools for 6.5 years.Randy Harris started a traditional educational career by teaching and coaching for 5 years before moving into secondary administration where he stayed for 9 years. Then his career took […]

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Derek McCoy: Inspect what you expect

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Derek McCoy has been fortunate in his career to have had some great experiences and made a difference helping kids grow and achieve. He’s served urban and rural schools/districts as reading specialist, math teacher, curriculum facilitator, middle and high school assistant principal, middle school principal and director of curriculum and innovation.   Derek McCoy’s career goal is to be a […]

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2 John Lee Dumas: Magic happens outside your comfort zone

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John Lee Dumas is the founder and host of EOFire, an award winning Podcast where he interviews today’s most successful Entrepreneurs 7-days a week.    John Lee Dumas has interviewed over 1200 Entrepreneurs and EOFire generates over 1 million monthly listens. JLD’s latest project is The Freedom Journal a gorgeous leather bound journal that guides you […]

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Intention

I have an incredible amount of energy this week. And it’s all because of intentionality. I remember last spring when I completed my life plan (using this text) I felt so much energy. The reason started a life plan? I wanted to stop d                       […]

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Connie Hamilton: How to ask better questions

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Connie Hamilton is an admitted curriculum geek.  She’s been seen with Fisher and Frey in her hands at the beach during summer break, using her store of knowledge and life lessons to synthesize new perspectives and make connections that deepen understanding of complex pedagogical applications. Connie Hamilton never outgrew her 4-year old mindset of asking question […]

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