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I am pleased to work with my friend and colleague Bill Brennan on the creation of this new resource for educational leaders. After a career of 34 years in public education (21 as principal of a middle school and a high school), my "retirement" has really been a "resetting" of my life. I greatly enjoy my work as a consultant, especially helping and mentoring new school leaders.
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Student Voice: Do We Really Listen to Students? By Peter DeWitt

Posted on September 28, 2014 at 9:27am 0 Comments

Student Voice: Do We Really Listen to Students?


Leveled reading: The making of a literacy myth by Robert Pondiscio and Kevin Mahnken

Posted on September 27, 2014 at 9:15am 0 Comments

Leveled reading: The making of a literacy myth


Common Core calls for kids to read books that ‘frustrate’ them. Is that a good idea? by Valerie Strauss

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At 11:06am on February 25, 2014, Tonie McDonald said…

Dear Mike - Thanks for the informative and passionate address you gave in Plainedge last evening. 

At 10:25am on November 19, 2013, Anthony S Cali said…
Hi Mike,

Thanks for invite!

Tony Cali
At 3:49pm on September 7, 2013, geri e pesko said…
Hi Michael.. I am a certified Special Educator looking for a full time job.. Not easy!! Is the seminar you are holding have any opportunities for jobs??
Geri Pesko
At 3:05pm on November 27, 2012, Christine Calabrese said…

Hi Michael,

       I just noticed that you live in Huntington, so do I! 

       How nice that you are continuing your impact in education with this forum.


At 1:05pm on August 23, 2012, Saundra W. Simonee said…

I am honored to accept your invitation and will also include you in my linkin network. Saundra

At 8:30pm on July 8, 2012, jessica bradford baker said…

Thank you.  Have been enjoying the site! Jessica

At 12:59pm on June 27, 2012, Miriam Flynn said…

Thank you - this site is wonderful!!!  Miriam Flynn

At 10:38am on February 3, 2012, Lawrence Butti said…

Hi Mike-


I would like to post a "Call for Program Proposals" for the 2012 NYSEC Conference.  What would be the best way to do that so that it is seen by all members?



Larry Butti

At 5:49pm on January 22, 2012, Mary Fitzpatrick said…

Hi Mike, I am a member. Mary Fitzpatrick

At 7:47pm on January 19, 2012, Patrick Mannion said…

Thanks! I am looking forward to participating in this virtual community.







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