Archive for August, 2015

Bullying in Preschool

It seems that bullying is something that is ever-present in the news these days. At what point does bullying-type of behavior start to occur? Child Trends published a research brief this month on the topic of bullying behavior in preschool. The brief summarizes the “developmental trajectory” that leads to bullying behavior and poses theories about […]

My Annual Pity Party

It doesn’t get any easier. Today marks the 10th first day of school that I don’t have butterflies in my stomach. I’m not full of nervous energy; I’m not second guessing my first day plans; I’m not worrying about spilling coffee on my carefully planned outfit; I’m not frantically learning names; I’m not wondering if […]

Service Makes The Difference

by Gordon Taylor/Region 10 ESC Executive Director I’m writing this as I sit on a Southwest Airlines airplane returning home after my monthly meeting in Austin. I admit that I prefer flying on SWA compared to other airlines. But it is not because they are more efficient – although I think they are; it is […]

Moving Beyond Greatness

by Gordon Taylor/Region 10 ESC Executive Director I often think about what Region 10 will be like in the future. What new service will we offer a year from now that will completely change how we help schools? What will be up to in five years? In ten?? Along with a number of well-placed school administrators […]