Progress in District 112 – Solar Energy – Construction – Future #112Leads

In North Shore School District 112, we are focused on our “Big Three” – Closing of Opportunity & Achievement Gaps, the Portrait of a Graduate, and Facilities Upgrades & Modernization. We are in Year 5 of a potential 12 year, Three-Phase plan to upgrade & modernize all campuses, eliminate long … More Progress in District 112 – Solar Energy – Construction – Future #112Leads

Final Reflections – DR Service Trip 2022

“I cannot do all the good that the world needs. But the world needs all the good that I can do.”– Jana Stanfield August 10, 2022 Justin and I finished our amazing adventures and life-changing trip with so many peak moments on Saturday, August 6. We left Constanza around 6am … More Final Reflections – DR Service Trip 2022

5th Reflection – Dominican Republic Service Trip – Reflections

In this post, I am sharing more reflections, thoughts, and images from a LifeTouch Memory Mission reunion trip to the Dominican Republic, Constanza, La Vega, and Cecaini School in Rio Grande. In these several blog posts, I’m sharing my reflections. One major personal “peak moment” for me on this current … More 5th Reflection – Dominican Republic Service Trip – Reflections

4th in a series -Dominican Republic Service, Mission, Culture Trip Reflections 2022

In this post, I am sharing more reflections, thoughts and images from a LifeTouch Memory Mission reunion trip to the Dominican Republic, to Constanza, La Vega, to the Cecaini School in Rio Grande. On these several blog posts, I’m sharing my reflections. Once major personal “peak moment” for me on … More 4th in a series -Dominican Republic Service, Mission, Culture Trip Reflections 2022

Third in a series on Dominican Republic Service trip 2022

Gratitude is the single most important ingredient to living a successful & fulfilled life.” – Jack Canfield Back in 2016, I was lucky enough to be a part of the LifeTouch Memory Mission trip to the Dominican Republic and I was a representative of AASA, The Superintendent’s Association. I wrote … More Third in a series on Dominican Republic Service trip 2022

More Reflections – Dominican Republic Service & Culture Trip 2022 – 2

This summer, July 30-August 6, I went on a reunion trip to the Dominican Republic, to Constanza, La Vega, to the Cecaini School in Rio Grande. On the next few posts, I’m sharing my reflections. Once major personal “peak moment” for me on this current trip is that my son … More More Reflections – Dominican Republic Service & Culture Trip 2022 – 2

Mission, Culture & Service Trip to Dominican Republic – 2022

Back in 2016, I was lucky enough to be a part of the LifeTouch Memory Mission trip to the Dominican Republic and I was a representative of AASA, The Superintendent’s Association. I wrote about that set of life-changing experiences on my blog — BLOG POSTS ABOUT TRIP IN 2016 and … More Mission, Culture & Service Trip to Dominican Republic – 2022

Audio Update on Safety & Security July 22 2022 #112Leads

Sharing an audio update to the community on safety and security. This update on safety and security is shared with thought, emotion, care, and concern. We have a board meeting coming up on July 26, 2022, at 7:00pm, we’ll meet live and broadcast that meeting live as well. This informational … More Audio Update on Safety & Security July 22 2022 #112Leads

Message from the Superintendent – A Check In July 10 2022 #112Leads #HPStrong

“Storms make trees take deeper roots.” Dolly Parton On July 4, 2022, innocence was ripped out of the hearts of Highland Park and Highwood Illinois due to a tragedy of unspeakable description. Another mass murder in America – on the 4th of July – was unspeakable. As a result, all … More Message from the Superintendent – A Check In July 10 2022 #112Leads #HPStrong

Inspired by Leadership Conference – Honoring President’s Day #112Leads #Suptchat

“I am seeking, I am striving, I am in it with all my heart.” – Vincent Van Gogh On Monday, February 21, 2022, we celebrate President’s Day in the United States. It’s a day to honor those who have been elected by the “people” or some version of the “people” … More Inspired by Leadership Conference – Honoring President’s Day #112Leads #Suptchat