Introducing Dave Moffa, the Principal of Holy Cross Preparatory Academy: an educator, a visionary, and a true Ruckus Maker.
His story isn’t just about leading a school.
It’s about breaking the silence of leadership isolation and building a symphony of collaborative innovation.
When asked about leadership prior to joining The Ruckus Maker Mastermind™, Dave candidly shared, “I don’t want to say lonely, but lonely is the word I would use.”
Dave’s reality is far too common for many school leaders. Even though school admin is constantly surrounded by people, it can feel like you are operating on an island.
Isolation wasn’t simply a hurdle … it was a barrier to the collective wisdom that Dave knew was out there—wisdom that was essential for the flourishing of his school and his personal development as a leader.
But Dave isn’t one to sit back and let his reality define him.
He sought collaboration, reaching out cold to fellow leaders, hoping to find someone who could “either validate those ideas or poke holes in them.”
Despite these efforts, the depth of community and consistent support he yearned for remained just out of reach.
“Finding people to kind of bounce those things off of and refine my leadership personality,” he said, “that was exactly what I was looking for.”
Dave recognizes the value of being challenged and supported by peers who were once strangers from across the nation.
It was a personal invitation that introduced Dave to The Ruckus Maker Mastermind™.
He was captivated by the mastermind’s diverse and welcoming environment.
“They were just also super welcoming. They were the nicest people. There was a lot of laughter too.” Dave recalls.
It was this camaraderie, coupled with a promise of growth, that excited Dave about this sustainable leadership experience.
However, The Ruckus Maker Mastermind™ isn’t just a think tank. It’s also a catalyst for action.
Dave brought to life a PTO within his school, a feat that had seemed daunting. He said, “One of the things I got out of the Mastermind was having the group help me come up with how to create and start a PTO at my school.”
Dave’s journey with The Ruckus Maker Mastermind™ addressed the deeper concerns of trust and vulnerability.
“Really having to buy in and trust the fact…this is a safe space where we’re all talking from this level,” he expressed.
It was about finding a haven where concerns about competition and confidentiality could be laid to rest.
Decision Time. Will You Embrace the Power of The Ruckus Maker Mastermind™?
Dave Moffa’s transformation from a solitary leader to a confident, connected Ruckus Maker is an inspiration. If his story resonates with you, if you’re ready to move beyond the confines of isolation and into the realm of collective empowerment, The Ruckus Maker Mastermind™ is a great opportunity.
Sustainable leadership begins here.
Visit betterleadersbetterschools.com/mastermind to begin your own journey of growth and connection.