Fulfilling the Promise of Preparation and cultivating Life Ready high school graduates is achieved by providing a broad foundation of expectations and opportunities for every student in an effort to lead a fulfilling life and career while maintaining thriving well-being. Pursuing strengths, interests, and goals, while experiencing joy, hope, and meaning will ensure that every student leaves HCPSS with the skills and attributes to successfully navigate their own life path.

 

#LifeReady Video Testimonials

Today I finished producing four dozen video clips featuring local employers who shared advice on what makes a student ready ...
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Education and the Economy – Locally and Globally

Recently, I had the fortunate opportunity to attend the Bright Minds Foundation luncheon and enjoy three dynamic speakers. The Bright ...
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Is Having a Teacher Who Likes Them Important to Students? I asked them.

Last month, I had the opportunity to listen to Brandon Busteed, Gallup's Executive Director of Education & Workforce Development. (The ...
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Increasing Effort for Higher Achievement – as told by students

As part of the initiative to redefine “College and Career Ready,” I had an opportunity to visit with about thirty-five ...
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Allowing Children to Fall Forward

Yesterday I was having a conversation with a business leader in Howard County about the preparation of youth for the ...
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Are Soft Skills > Academic Achievement???

The past two days, I have welcomed leaders from our county’s business community into our television studio to talk about ...
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Preparing Students for a World That’s Out of Their Control

I recently began reading Amy Fast’s book, It’s the Mission, Not the Mandates. It is a book that has already ...
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