Over this past month, I have been exposed to many individuals who have defied the odds of creating, building, and accomplishing their dreams. It has been inspiring to watch each of them succeed. I wanted to highlight four such individuals and collections of individuals to not only spread their word and give them heightened visibility; but, at the end of this article, I hope to shine a light on a few ‘lessons’ I gleaned, from their experiences.
As many of you know, I work very closely with educational organizations in our effort to reform, build, and lead excellence in the United States educational system. It is an uphill battle for many reasons – some obvious, others not so much. Nevertheless, the commitment, passion, and work ethic of those devoting their lives to children […]