SuperEval Blog

Six Habits of Successful Leaders

January 3rd, 2021

Think about the greatest leaders of modern times, figures like Tim Cook, Indra Nooyi, Sir Richard Branson, Cheryl Sandberg, Bill Gates, Tony Hsieh, and Carl Icahn. How do they do it? They are innovative, charismatic, insightful, and they somehow manage to get more accomplished in a year than it may feel possible to accomplish in […]

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Exploring Self-Reflection with Dr. Don Jacobs

September 22nd, 2020

In many ways the COVID-19 pandemic has made new learners out of all of us: students, teachers, parents, and school administrators. As a new school year is underway there are still many unknowns. Today, Don Jacobs, the CEO of PLS 3rd Learning (the parent company of SuperEval) shares his thoughts around his experiences with reflection.  […]

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What Does School Administration Look Like in a Pandemic World?

August 21st, 2020

Today we have a very special guest blog by Susan Corrie, a former elementary building principal for the Clarence Central School District in Western New York. Susan has worked in education for over 35 years and works with PLS 3rd Learning, SuperEval’s parent company. We hope you enjoy her insight about the challenges that school […]

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What School Leaders Can Learn from COVID-19 and Why We Are Now Better Prepared for the Future

August 20th, 2020

There is light in darkness. You just have to find it. – Bell Hooks It is impossible not to acknowledge the significant challenges wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic over the past several months. Still, Bell Hooks’ comment on finding the light in the darkness reminds us to persevere, reflect, learn, and grow. For educators and […]

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Leadership Lessons from Six Inspiring Football Coaches

January 27th, 2020

What does it mean to be a coach? It means being accountable for the outcome of a game—win or lose. It means being a counselor to players, a mentor, and a friend, over the course of a season, or even years. It means pushing players to reach their full potential in practices and on game […]

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How School Leaders at Alexander Central School District Used Self-Reflection to Grow as a Team

October 23rd, 2019

  What do a superintendent, athletic director, director of curriculum and instruction, IT director, and a transportation supervisor have in common? If your answer is that they all work at a school, you aren’t wrong. At Alexander Central School District, they found more common ground: they’re all school leaders. When Dr. Catherine Huber became the […]

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Reinventing the Traditional School Day: Three Inspirational Models

July 16th, 2019

The best teachers in your school district are likely encouraging your students to follow this critical key to success: Be creative. Innovate. Forget what you know, and what has been done before and create something new. The foundation of this article aims to inspire school leaders and superintendents to do the same. Across the nation, […]

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Leadership Lessons from the Thai Cave Rescue

July 24th, 2018

On July 10, 2018, a collective sigh of relief was heard around the world as 12 boys and their soccer coach were rescued from a cave in Thailand, where they had been trapped for 18 days. The international rescue effort brought engineers, divers, doctors, volunteers and countless others together from all over the world in […]

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School Leadership and March Madness

March 22nd, 2018

If you haven’t noticed those brackets floating around your workspace, it’s March Madness! And whether you’ll be joining the millions of people who tune into the NCAA tournament in the next few weeks, or not, the tournament is heating up. There’s been many books, articles and studies conducted on how organized sports can teach us […]

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Navigating the Quagmire of Leadership in a School District

September 8th, 2017

“Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is about growing others.” — Jack Welch, Former chairman and CEO of General Electric, Best Selling Author If you were to look at the most successful individuals in any given industry, you would find that they did not […]

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