TregoED Blog — Culture

School Culture: Monkey See, Monkey Do

Think back to the last time you thought it odd that something was done a certain way– but were too afraid to ask, “why?”  Sometimes, there is an excellent (albeit not obvious) reason. Other times, the reason makes less sense – or may be akin to “it’s always been done that way.”  Asking “why?” helps Read the full article…

Practice makes Culture

There is no doubt that education leaders are paying more attention to “culture.”  Improving, changing, building, and driving school culture has become a much talked about subject – just take a look at some of the hashtags created around the topic #schoolculture, #edculture, etc.  But what exactly are you driving and building?  Culture reflects the Read the full article…

What drives your School’s Culture?

It is interesting how social media has played such a role in the way culture is developed today.  When we look at organizations, whether it is the largest companies in the world – Google, Microsoft, Cargill or school districts – Charlotte-Mecklinburg, Orange County, Florida, Iredell-Statesville, how is culture created and nurtured?  How is sustained?  I Read the full article…

Creating Culture

Ask any individual in a school, a district – even an organization – what is the most important aspect of what they do and where they do it?  Culture.  The whole aspect of the environment and what that environment should be is often lost.  Some environments encourage entrepreneurship; some environments stifle creativity; some environments encourage Read the full article…