March 4, 2015
Dr. Mark Wilson is the founder of The Educational Leadership Group. You may remember that I interviewed him way back at Episode 8 . He is the Georgia Principal of the Year for 2008 and the National Principal of the Year of 2009!
Today we are starting a new monthly segment called iPrincipal.
Check out his TED Talk
He is a teacher, coach, consultant, public speaker and now
an author. His book will soon be available but you get a sneak peek into it by
joining us for these monthly segments.
Connect with Mark on twitter @ MarkWilsonGA and his website http://www.markwilsoneducation.com/
Each segment will start with an “ i ” (next month is Innovate).
Mark will talk and share stories about the principalship. He will provide
suggestions for the school building leader in addressing the many demands of
This should be an awesome opportunity for professional
You can also contact Mark at
or call him at 706-474-2454
October 14, 2014
Cordy is the Executive Director of the Oconee RESA.
up in Wrightsville, Ga-Johnson County…the son of sharecroppers. As you listen
to Hayward talk, think about the ultimate lessons that his family taught him.
He could have complained and wanted someone to save him. He could have bemoaned
his station in life. Instead, he focused on succeeding. He didn't let others
derail his focus, he stayed the course and earned college degrees and
eventually became the superintendent of the same school system where he had
once attended class.
Hayward to explain … Damaged Goods, Choices and Consequences, The Greatest
Lesson Taught to him by His Family, and An Improbable Dream Became Reality.
many lessons to be gleaned from Hayward’s memories.
I hope that
you will come back and listen, again and again and share with others.
In a world
where it is easy to be negative about all of life experiences…Hayward’s recollections
make you realize that hard work and determination do pay off!
listening! I hope that you will take his words to heart!
more about the Oconee RESA or to connect with Dr. Cordy use the link or address