Head's Blog

Jim Eagen

 

In my 20+ years in independent school education, I have been lucky enough to teach, coach and lead in some wonderful communities. Each school was different in design and purpose; a 7-12 boarding school for dyslexic students, an urban IB school, a former 6-12 girls school turned co-ed, and a 150-year-old former military school that is now a co-ed PK-12. These schools all shared common elements: a clear mission, dedicated teachers, outstanding students, and committed families. But when it came to innovation, not all of them were hitting the high note. I have a theory why.

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Jim Eagen

Recently, I had the pleasure of attending a lunch in San Francisco to benefit the good work of Challenge Success. For those of you who don't know, Stanford-based Challenge Success partners with schools and families to provide kids with the academic, social, and emotional skills needed to succeed now and in the future.

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