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26
FEB
2021

Better Conversations

By John Ralston, IPLI Mentor and Principal at Perry Meridian Sixth Grade Academy I have always considered myself a good communicator.  I try to be present in every conve
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19
FEB
2021

Navigating Change

By Kelly Andrews, IPLI Director It has almost been a full year since I traveled north from Miami to meet with the IPLI Design and Leadership Team members to interview for the di
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11
FEB
2021

It All Begins with You, the Leader

By Amy Linkel, IPLI Mentor and Principal at South Ripley Elementary School What is a leader? If you search Google, the definition says, “The person who lea
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22
JAN
2021

What’s in our Student’s Backpack?

By Amber K. Walters, Cohort 8 Mentor, Principal at Avon Intermediate School West Each day the school bell rings, students hurry into the classroom where their teach
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08
JAN
2021

Conflict-It’s Like a Swimming Pool

By Dr. Rhonda Roos, IPLI Extended Cohort 2 Mentor A dear friend, and fellow educator, asked me a question. I had to think long and hard about my answer. She aske
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21
DEC
2020

The Spinning Plates, Managing vs. Leading

By Tina Noe, Cohort 8 Mentor, Principal at Danville South Elementary I’ve been a principal for 19 years now. As with any role, over time, we strengthen and
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14
DEC
2020

Settling into a Pace

By David Robertson, Leadership Team & Cohort 7 Mentor, Warsaw Community Schools In my former days, I ran both track and cross country in high school in college. While I w
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08
DEC
2020

Continuing to Develop and Care for Your Heart During Difficult Times

By Brent Bokhart, Cohort 7 Mentor, Principal at Crawfordsville Middle School The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly increased t
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24
NOV
2020

Staying Connected

By Christy Merchant, Cohort 7 Mentor, Principal at Grassy Creek Elementary Today was our last day in-person until January 19th.  Our elementary school is going virtual.&nbs
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16
NOV
2020

Decisions in the Parking Lot

By Adam McDaniel, Cohort 8 Mentor, Principal at New Castle Middle School There are many habits in other people that irritate us from time to time. Maybe for you, it i
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