Zion is a tender-hearted five-year-old who is empathetic and has a heart that beats with joy. At a young age, he is already navigating the pressures to belong, feel accepted, and have a home within a community.
What I Hope for my Daughter: Eyes to See
Diagnosis In 2019, when my daughter Reese was in kindergarten, she was suddenly and unexpectedly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes on a Friday in March. We spent the weekend in a local children’s hospital, discharged on Sunday with an expensive pharmacy bill and a very rough understanding of how to replicate the work of our daughter’s now defunct pancreas. On … Read More
Growing Our Own: Addressing the Teacher Shortage
How can we have a great teacher in every room? Growing our own. We need to look at local candidates and recruit members of our own communities.
Women’s Leadership and Mentoring in Christian Schools
A tweet from Jen Schwanke in Education Week Teacher that keeps popping up in my feed says: “The biggest challenge I face as a leader is carrying the burdens, worries, frustrations, and challenges of so many other people.” This hasn’t popped up just once, but I seem to see it weekly. As Christian educators, we should be pretty clear about … Read More