I’ve been Walking in the Shoes of our students and staff since I joined the school district in 2010, and it always brings me joy as I see the dedication and love all our staff have for our students. This spring I had the chance to spend one Thursday early-dismissal day with special education paraeducator…Details
Throughout the past few years, I’ve found that Walking in the Shoes of our students and staff gives me unique perspectives about our schools. For Walking in the Shoes, I typically spend the day shadowing a student or staff member. Last school year, I walked in the shoes of a few students with special circumstances.…Details
I would like to share my last Walking in the Shoes experience of the school year. As you know, this year has been focused on spending time with students with unique circumstances.
This particular experience was with a loving, energetic young student named Jeighlen, a kindergartener at Birchwood Elementary… and someone who happens to be homeless.Details
I’d like to share my recent experience of “Walking in the Shoes” with a student in our Life Skills program. This program serves our students who have moderate to severe developmental disabilities and benefit from instruction focused on developing their transitional and job readiness. Depending on students’ specific needs, their learning plan might be focused on anything from practicing the most basic skills of self-care to building social skills and/or participating in arts and academic classes.Details
I wanted to share my recent Walking in the Shoes experience and the time I spent with Deb Dobson, bus driver and transportation virtuoso. This story is a little long, but when you spend 10 hours riding buses all day, one has lots of time to reflect!Details
I am excited to share another Walking in the Shoes experience….this time with Mikol Gugich, Custodian at Fairhaven Middle School.
Here’s a summary of a fabulous day learning what it’s like to keep an entire middle school open, safe, clean and ready for 600 eager learners!Details
As many of you may recall from our All Staff Event in August, I committed this year to Walking in the Shoes 2.0, where I would spend time with other staff/programs in our district. Last Friday, I spent a day walking in the shoes of school secretary, JoLynda Chronister at Roosevelt Elementary School. 7:30 AM…Details