Baltimore principal provides teachers with a space for autonomy to further student learning

Rhea Espedido, a reading interventionist at Liberty Elementary in Baltimore, saw that students were not meeting expectations in writing. She approached her principal, Joe Manko, who encouraged her to form a team of staff members to develop a solution. The team developed a school-wide writing program that is producing strong young writers in both narrative [...]

2014-08-27T16:44:17+00:00 June 10th, 2014|

Teamwork and leadership: two sides of the same coin

“The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.” – Phil Jackson A team always has a leader, but that leader cannot be successful without a team. In the spring of 2013, Vicky Edwards, a 5th grade teacher in Naples, Maine participated in a RESPECT Project roundtable [...]

2014-08-27T16:08:04+00:00 April 30th, 2014|