Author Archives: drellena

About drellena

Principal of Tomahawk Creek Middle School in Chesterfield County, Virginia. President of the Virginia Association of Secondary School Principals.

Weekly Education Links (weekly)

Here are my Diigo posts for the week of March 13. Almost done with my next post, I got a little sidetracked last week. Have a great week everyone! 10 Ways Inspired Leaders Can Create a More Inclusive Workplace Some ways … Continue reading

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Weekly Education Links (weekly)

Here are my weekly Diigo posts for the week of March 5, 2017. I have another post coming out this week so stayed tuned! Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: How Do We Get Outside Our Comfort Zone? Some ideas for … Continue reading

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How to Show Your Staff that You Care

As I have mentioned in previous posts, I always feel there is a certain rhythm to the school year. Come February, we enter “The Dark Time”. There is a scene in the original Star Wars movie (Episode IV, “A New … Continue reading

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Weekly Education Links (weekly)

Here are my weekly Diigo posts for the week of February 12, 2017. I have a new post coming out today about how to show appreciation to your staff. Be on the lookout for it! The Principal Blog: A Non-traditional … Continue reading

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Weekly Education Links (weekly)

Here are my Diigo posts for the week of February 5th. Happy Valentine’s day everyone! Lead Change Group | 6 Keys to Inspiring Leadership, No Matter Your Style Not all great leaders look alike, but the all share certain key … Continue reading

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Weekly Education Links (weekly)

Here are my Diigo posts for the week of January 29. I hope you find something worthwhile here. Don’t forget to read my last post, What is Middle School All About, as well. Make it a great week! The 12 … Continue reading

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Weekly Education Links (weekly)

Here are my Diigo posts for the week of January 22, 2017. Check out my other post today as well, what I think middle school is all about. Enjoy! How to use Caution Like a Leader and Act with Discreet … Continue reading

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