Joe Cuddemi

Joe Cuddemi, a consultant, has 30 years of experience in education. He has served as a teacher, counselor, and principal in a wide variety of educational settings.
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Decision-making protocols can help you get on the same page

Decision Making: “How Can We Get on the Same Page?”

Categories: PLC, School Improvement

One of the most frequently asked questions I receive when facilitating professional development sessions is “How can we get on the same page?”

Let’s imagine two families, “Family A” and “Family B.” Parents in Family A are on the same page for their children. The children are clear on what is expected of them and learn how to demonstrate respect and responsibility for themselves and to others. Family B’s parents are not on the same page. One parent operates out of power and control, while the other parent tolerates behaviors that are unacceptable to the first. The children are confused and anxious, which often leads to misbehaviors and chaos. Read more