What is an Artisan Teacher?

Time & Timing


Are There Any Questions?

Questioning Works, Except When It Doesn’t

Pause to Practice

Design Lessons for Active Engagement

Using Cause & Effect to Deepen Classroom Observation and Improve Feedback

The Power of Positive Expectancy

7 Principles of Active Observation

Learn To Look For Classroom Cause and Effect

Gather Artifacts of Instruction Not Descriptions of Instruction

Don’t Neglect the Third Column – Environmental Cues

Make a Good First Impression

Tips for Giving and Receiving Feedback

A Primer on Talent 

The Case for Coaching

What Type of Talent?

Become a Keen Observer of Class Room Environments

Benefits of Specific Feedback

Giving Voice to All Constituents

Principles of Persuasion

Dealing with Dilemmas

Recognizing and Understanding Bias

Six Ways to Make Work More Meaningful

Servant Leadership Brochure

Principles of Purposeful Delegation

Brand Building- Telling Your School’s Story

Supporting Innovation and Creativity

Designing and Leading Transformational Change

Peter Drucker on Organized Abandonment

Media Tips for School Administrators

The Anatomy of a Habit

Principles of Personal Influence

Leadership Transitions & Succession Planning

Servant Leadership Begins With Personal Accountability

12 Good Questions

Creating a Great Place to Work

Fighting Fuzzy Purpose

“What is an Artisan Teacher?”

“Time & Timing”

“Questioning Works, Except When It Doesn’t”


“7 Principles of Active Observation”

“Tips For Giving Feedback”

“Fighting Fuzzy Purpose”


Theme 3: Task Analysis


“A Field Guide to Skillful Teaching”


“Complimentary Elements”


“Lessons From Dog Training”


The Artisan Leader Conference