Starting Over

I have been reading, much to my delight, a series of addresses by Tad Roach, Head of St. Andrew’s School in Delaware, published in booklet... Read More »

What’s Your Story?

During a recent visit to an Episcopal school, I happened upon a history of the school that had been written on the occasion of its... Read More »

An Attitude of Gratitude

As educators in Episcopal schools, we recognize that preparing students academically is just one part of our mission. A hallmark of Episcopal schools is the... Read More »

The Quiet Car

Whenever I ride Amtrak, I head directly for what is called the Quiet Car. It is the one car on each Amtrak train where cell... Read More »

The Global Challenge

Working just two blocks from the United Nations made this past week’s gathering of world leaders a decidedly local affair. Demonstrators draped in the Iranian... Read More »


I am reading a book, Lighting Their Fires:  Raising Extraordinary Children in a Mixed-up, Muddled-up, Shook-up World, written by an award winning public school teacher,... Read More »

Washing Our Hands

“America is re-learning how to wash its hands,” observed one reporter on a television segment on the possible impending outbreak of H1N1 virus cases in... Read More »

The Nature of Relationships

In the continuing rhythm of each school year, August finds administrators planning for the return of faculty and staff, followed quickly by the arrival of... Read More »