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08
MAR
2021

The Metaphor of Work

By Emily Tracy, IPLI Mentor and Director of Curriculum and Instruction at Wabash City Schools As an aspiring superintendent, Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Ph.D. stu
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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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