#EducatorsChoose – Vote in the 2018 Texas Primaries!

engage2learn works with partner districts across Texas and even the United States. We often hear our partner districts talking about the importance of molding students to be active, contributing citizens. The foundational principle of this citizenship in America’s democracy is...

4 Best Practices for An Amazing School Culture

Everybody wants to have a fun, positive culture. You can implement all the strategies you want, but at the end of the day, a strong culture trumps strategy. Culture enables teams to work more efficiently and produce higher quality results....

Accountability is not a Four-Letter Word

By Kammi Green I have been in the public education system for over three decades as both a student and an educator.  During my time in public education, the focus has always been on using standardized tests to hold campuses...

Diversity and Courageous Leadership

By Shannon Buerk Have you ever heard the saying, “Great minds think alike”? At e2L, we believe that great minds think differently. In education, however, there is not currently diversity in the superintendency. Even though 77% of educators are female,...

How Campus Culture Influences Classroom Culture

Leaders are the heart of their campus. A leader’s decisions can determine student outcomes, teacher success, and even the campus culture as a whole. A campus culture is a unique outlook or set of behaviors that defines a school–but did...

How to pass a bond: A tribute to FWISD leadership

Back in the summer of 2017, Fort Worth ISD had a problem. Its schools needed an updated infrastructure and the district experienced overcrowding at some campuses. To solve these issues, Superintendent Scribner and the Board of Trustees hired engage2learn, an...

Lessons From Game Changers

On October 25 – 26, over 70 superintendents and principals convened at Rackspace in San Antonio, TX for this year’s first Game Changers event. Game Changers gives public school leaders the chance to tour and learn from innovative business leaders...

Linking Learning Environments and Culture

Culture is critical in producing the results you want from your educators and learners. While leaders can take a starring role in building a school culture, the learning environment itself influences culture as well. Here’s how you can help create...

Out Of The Norm: How Norms Influence Culture

Norms aren’t something we always think about, but they’re everywhere. Norms are the reason we wait in lines at the grocery store, make eye contact while chatting with a friend, and brush our teeth before work. A norm is simply...

Recognition Systems with Growth As An Outcome

It’s important for people to feel recognized. No matter their age or occupation, humans spend much of their daily lives collaborating with other people to accomplish their goals. While the notion of recognition is most popular in the workplace, it’s...

The importance of executive coaching

Too often we hear that school districts struggle to recruit and retain stellar educators. After all, it’s teachers in the classroom who influence student achievement and growth – we need to invest in stellar teachers. So why do great teachers...

What is a High Performance Culture?

When e2L partners with a district, we strive to create a High Performance Culture. But what exactly is a High Performance Culture (HPC)? Is all this talk about culture just fluff, or is there a measurable return on HPCs? Too...

What kind of leader are you?

Leaders are essential to running our schools effectively. However, leadership comes in many shapes and sizes. It’s important to understand your own leadership style as well as how to improve it. Take this quiz to see what kind of leader...

What kind of learner are you?

Everyone processes information differently, but there are three main categories of learners. The most common learner types are visual, auditory, and tactile. Your learner style will influence how you break down information as well as the best way to absorb...