Monthly Archives: November 2019

Thankful

It is the season of giving thanks, and as our students and staff embark on a much-deserved break, I want to share how thankful I am to continue to lead an amazing group of people in the School District of Lancaster. From the earnestness and resilience of our students, to the passion and professionalism of […]

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Speaking out on civil rights

On Thursday, I traveled to Philadelphia to participate in a briefing meeting on the PA Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. The topic was “Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline: Addressing the Disparate Discipline of Students of Color, Students with Disabilities, & LGBTQ Students.” I shared the good work we are doing in SDoL […]

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A call for mentors

The first of the three primary goals the school board set for our district is: “Ensure all students have equitable opportunities.” As many of you know, I am deeply invested in this goal. Now I am calling on community members to serve as mentors for some of our most at-risk students: black males in our […]

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Together we can!

Welcome to my new blog, The View from Here! The truth is, this blog is about you. As a transplant to Lancaster, I have found this community to be the most caring, committed and innovative place I have ever lived. Our schools benefit immeasurably from the human capital of our students, our families, our volunteers […]

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