Non-Traditional Instructional Days for Inclement Weather

West Virginia has made a change in the state law in relation to school instructional days and inclement weather. The changes in the law provide for school districts to provide Non-Traditional Instructional (NTI) days. These days provide for students to complete assignments as part of a “Snow Packet” from home in lieu of attending school […]

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As Heard on The Planning Period Podcast…

I had a great opportunity to record with Brad Shreffler (Twitter, Website) of The Planning Period Podcast. Brad and I took part in a MADPD session hosted by Shane Lawrence (Twitter, Podcast) and connected to speak for his podcast. On this episode we discuss “the value of reaching across the silos of our roles and […]

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#EdCampLdrOH – My FIRST EdCamp Experience

On June 30, 2017, I had the opportunity to attend my first #EdCamp event in #EdCampLdrOH at Gahanna Lincoln High School in Gahanna, OH. I came out of this event knowing that I had made the best decision in attending. Below are links to the “Big Board” of sessions held at this event and a […]

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#WVSTC17 – The West Virginia Statewide Technology Conference

#WVSTC17 (Official Website | Twitter Hashtag) is coming up next month in Morgantown, WV. #WVSTC has become the go to conference for technology and education in the Mountain State. I have attended the previous three years and left with a tremendous feeling of success each time. This year I am currently slated to present two sessions.   […]

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Welcome to The GRIND! w/Dr. Randall Sampson

Dr. Randall Sampson immigrated to the United States from South Africa and has worked to build a career as a strong influencer in education. He was a classroom teacher and administrator in the schools in, and around, the Columbus, OH area before founding Liberty Leadership Development and has become an incredible proponent for personalized professional […]

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Being a Connected Educator w/Derek Oldfield

Derek Oldfield is the Assistant Principal/Athletic Director at Wirt County High School in Elizabeth, WV. Derek is a former classroom teacher of mathematics and a strong proponent of Personalized PD and being a Connected Educator. Derek and I discuss his journey through education and the #WVEdChat. This Episode’s Links & Info: Derek Oldfield Derek’s Blog […]

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