Establishing a Culture of Literacy in Rural Schools

During the last twelve years I have spent six years as a rural principal and superintendent, and six years working for a not for profit or my own organization serving rural schools across the country. One of the biggest challenges for creating the high performing...

Culture Starts With You

A preview of the new book from author Bobby Moore, Ed.D. Coming May 2018 from AMLE Introduction This book was developed to support school administrators, teacher leaders, and teachers dealing with the emotions, conflicts, behaviors, and challenges of...

Vibrant Rurality and the Role of Education

Vibrant Rurality and the Role of EducationDanielle Mezera I am struck by how often the expression “preserving the rural way of life” still remains a central point of contention when it comes to defining rurality and whether or not vibrant education, economic...

Reimagining Rural in Ohio: Graham’s Career Gears

Ohio Small and Rural Collaborative:Dr. Kirk KoenneckeReimagining Rural in Ohio: Graham’s Career GearsA small, rural Ohio school district is turning community engagement norms on their head to pioneer a new vision of school transformation. Rethinking Rural To residents...

Sprouting Minds in West Alabama by Allie Ray Marques

How prevalent do you think homelessness is in America? According to the 2017 Annual Homeless Assessment Report by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, a chronically homeless individual is defined as a person who has a disability who has also...