Join Adam & Jeff as we chat with educational leader, blogger, and FIRST-TIME PODCAST GUEST, Bobbie French!
Bobbie is an Educational Leader who has been inspired by others to share with you celebrations, challenges, and thoughts along her journey.
Bobbie’s Leadership Journey:
Started as an elementary counselor
Taught 2nd & 3rd grade
Recruited to be a principal
Private – Catholic – school principal for 5 years
Current Education Coordinator in Massachusetts
Past Elementary Principal and Special Education Coordinator
Set a schedule for shared locations.
Daily morning email
Be clear in your communication
What to do when opportunities arise
“The Connected Educator”
Just Start advice: Podcast – “The Busy Principal”
Too many people don’t “just start”
The Ripple Effect has been amazing
You’re Not Perfect.
Allowing yourself grace to make a mistake
Becoming a New Principal – wanting to help, do things “for the better,” but haven’t developed trust yet.
Listen more, talk less
Taking feedback from staff
Figuring out “the long game”
In it for “The Infinite Game” – Simon Sinek
What are you HOPEFUL for?
One Word – BELIEVE
What can we do to recreate education?
When you know better, you do better
What schools are going to create Virtual Academies? – If they are not thinking about it, they should be
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