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Ryan Fellow Blog: "I've Got Your Back"
Dec 20, 2017, 3:03 PM
Our winter strategic planning retreat reminds Ryan Fellow Gretchen Larsen of her experience in improv comedy, where everyone has your back and are ready to jump in with a "yes, and..."
Ryan Fellow Blog: My Mini-Movement
Nov 30, 2017, 12:11 PM
Ryan Fellow Gretchen Larsen tells us about her "mini-movement". It's important practice for leading school-wide movements as a principal next year.
Ryan Fellow Blog: Assessments Show the Tough Path Forward
Oct 31, 2017, 10:07 PM
On this month's Ryan Fellow Blog, Gretchen Larsen looks back on the hard work that got her where she is today - and the even harder work ahead after her first assessment.
If It’s Broken, Don’t Fix It; Change It
Nov 30, 2016, 2:41 PM
Accelerator principal Kevin Kimberly schools us on how his strategy for behavior changing - not behavior fixing - empowers his students at Memphis Catholic Middle and High School.
At USC East College Prep, Personalized Learning is Serious Business
Oct 10, 2016, 2:48 PM
For Ryan Fellow principal Drew Goltermann, personalized learning isn't just "a feel good story or a fun pet project; it is serious business" preparing students for college success.
High Expectations and High Support: Changing our Students’ Realities
Sep 19, 2016, 3:00 PM
Rather than isolating, school leaders have a moral obligation to intentionally create, foster, and consistently reinforce a culturally responsive environment that ensures ALL stakeholders feel safe, valued, challenged, and changed for the better.