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One positive change I hope to see in our schools:
I hope to see teachers as equal colleagues and partners with administrators, central office, and educational support organizations to move education forward and solve some of its most intractable problems.
What I’m learning about now:
I'm interested in how systems change happens on a local, state, and national level. I'm fascinated with the role compelling story-telling can play in shifting perspectives and engaging diverse groups to invest together in change. I want to understand how to open a public magnet school in Pennsylvania, and I hope to collectively lead a TeacherPowered school.
My current leadership goal:
Listen more than talk. Ask questions more than provide answers. Be fearless in taking a stand for what is best for students.