Leadership Voice

Larry Nyland

Leadership Voice … in support of racial equity  “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” This quote likely comes from John Stuart Mill’s inaugural address in 1867. “Let not any one pacify his conscience by the delusion that he can do no harm if he takes no…

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My Equity Journey: Learning to Grow Capacity

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My Equity Journey … Using Leadership Voice to Grow Capacity “You can count the seeds in an apple, but you can’t count the apples in a seed. When you teach, you never know how many lives you will influence … ..you are teaching for eternity” – Karen Jensen My story: My mother was the youngest of three children born into a…

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Creating a culture of belonging

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Creating a Culture of Belonging Belonging is essential to learning. And belonging comes before achievement.  So how do we go about creating it? During my term as superintendent of Seattle Schools we studied our outlier schools – schools that out-performed in helping each and every student succeed.  We discovered that the schools that did best…

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