NASSP Principal Leadership Magazine: My School Tested for a TV Pilot.

Another month.My First TV Was Way Older Than This One.

Another magazine.

Another article.

To summarize:  I’m very grateful.

It’s been a fun year for me reading about me in such a great publication.

Thank you NASSP.  And thank you to everyone at Principal Leadership Magazine.

Just to update my literally ones of fans.  We haven’t heard if we are getting the tv show.  I’m assuming no news is… a big fat no.

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NASSP Principal Leadership Magazine: How Many Friends Do They Think I Have?

Once again, it’s an honor to be included in such a great magazine.Great People.  Great Pictures.

People I barely know continue to say they’ve seen my blog in Principal Leadership Magazine (page 7).

This blog is one of my favorites.

I still don’t understand why they give me so many school pictures.

The logo above is a free plug for the company my school uses.  When they take my picture they do their best to make me look less horrific than normal.  Sadly, more years than not, they fail.

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NASSP Principal Leadership Magazine: Principals and Busses.

It’s March.

Another edition of Principal Leadership Magazine.

This version has me breaking the bad news about busses.

If you don’t know what I mean, you’ve never been a school principal.

New principals discover what I know roughly 10 minutes into their first day on the job.

Actually, that’s an exaggeration.

It’s within 5 minutes.

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again.  Principal Leadership is the best digital magazine in our business.

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NASSP Principal Leadership Magazine: Discipline.

What’s better than the February 2012 edition of Principal Leadership?Principal Leadership:  February 2012.

The February 2012 digital edition.

It includes my take on discipline.

Remember:  Discipline is what you do to a student.  It’s what you do for a student.

I wish I had invented that saying, but I didn’t.

I stole it.  Which is where I get all my best ideas.

Enjoy the magazine.

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NASSP Principal Leadership Magazine: I Am Famous. But Not the Rich Kind.

nasspjanuaryAnother year. 

Another published article in my favorite magazine.

Principal Leadership Magazine from the National Association of Secondary School Principals.

For my money (and I’m not rich), they have as good of a digital edition as anyone.

Every school administrator should be reading Principal Leadership.

And my column (blurb… whatever).

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NASSP Principal Leadership Magazine: Everyone I Know is Getting Older.

Another month.naasp

Another column (it’s not really a column, but I don’t know what to call it).

This one is me complaining about everyone around me getting older (page 6).

It’s weird.

And yet, I never age.

Even weirder.

If you are a new or aspiring school administrator  you need professional development (as do I).

My suggestion is you read the one magazine in which I have a column.

NASSP’s Principal Leadership. 

My favorite part is they have a digital edition.

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NASSP Principal Leadership Magazine: Why Hiring Makes Me Nervous.


My article from the November edition.

Hiring teachers makes me nervous.

As does:


Hotel beds (germ central).

Fast food drive-thru’s (they always rip you off).


School water fountains (germ central… kid style).

Mean 2nd graders.

And doctor’s exams as soon as I reached 40.

Enjoy the digital version of the magazine.  I certainly do.

If you enjoy the magazine, please let me know.

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The Magazine Every Principal Should Be Reading: NASSP’s Principal Leadership.


The magazine is great.

The electronic edition is the best.

And as an added bonus, I’m on Page 6 (there is a picture of it right over there…).

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Principal Leadership Magazine. I Have a Column.


Someone thinks I’m qualified to write a monthly column for school administrators (is it a column or a blurb?).

I wonder if they know what they’re doing (don’t answer that).

But, who am I to question the suits in their big fancy offices out East.

Check out the magazine.

Better yet, check out the digital version.

I’m on page 6.

At least for this month.

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