Archive for March, 2012

2012 Florida Legislative Session Review

2012 Florida Session

2012 Florida Legislative Session Review The 2012 Legislative Session is over (with the exception of a special session to only address redistricting) and generally speaking I feel that as a result of this years session, education faired better than the 2011 Legislative Session. Some of the critical highlights for education and Citrus County have to […]

Certified Board Member Training Continues

Florida School Boards Association

Master Board Training Continues “we are student centered and student focused” This week our school board met to continue our Master Board training.  The Master Board Program is a formal school board training program through The Florida School Boards Association, Inc that is to assist in building a strong and well working school district’s leadership […]

LMS Talent Show

LMS Talent Show 2012

LMS Talent Show What a show of talent!! I had the great honor and fun of being the Master of Ceremonies at the Lecanto Middle School “A Night of Talent” two weeks ago at the Curtis Peterson Auditorium and Theater. The LMS student performers were outstanding and several of the performances were of a professional […]

Citrus Spring Break 2012

Rainbow Springs Park - The Present

Citrus Spring Break 2012 Spring Break was last week and the family and I stayed pretty busy first repainting the inside of our home and then we took a little time to rest and relax together.  One afternoon day we spent visiting one of our favorite places locally, the Rainbow Springs State Park.  My wife […]

Publishing Teacher Rankings

Education in the 1960s and now

Publishing Teacher Rankings Why? A few weeks ago something happened in education that may have a profound effect on the future of teaching.  New York State Court of Appeals ruled that public school teachers’ individual performance assessments could be made public; subsequently, they were published in many papers.  I must agree with software mogul and […]

O Captains My Captains

Our Captains

O Captains My Captains “Heroes Living Among Us” In one’s life it is important to have real life heroes. Heroes inspire us to be more and go further than we think we can.  In my world in Citrus County I am blessed that my family, and even more importantly my son and daughter, have two […]