A gut check

A gut check While I am lucky that I get to consult with schools and districts in their work with families, it isn’t often that I get to engage with students and families directly (especially since COVID derailed my weekly… Read More »A gut check

More than a feeling

More than a feeling It’s the end of the year, when we reflect on the past year and look forward to new beginnings. I haven’t done any rigorous data collection about this, but I think it’s fair to assume that… Read More »More than a feeling

Five years!

Five years! Five years ago this week, I took the leap.  I was a Community School Coordinator (CSC) in Baltimore and a doctoral student, and it was time for a change.  You see, my data tracking spreadsheets were starting to… Read More »Five years!

Now is the time.

Now is the time. Fear. Uncertainty. Frustration. Isolation.  In recent conversations with districts across the country and in analyses of surveys for clients, these words have come up a lot. Families, educators, and community members are feeling a whole lot… Read More »Now is the time.