What's our vision?

Whether you’re just entering the field of education, or a veteran of many years, CMSDREAMBIG is for you! While not everything I post will be about teaching, much of the themes will involve how we help to transform our classrooms and schools into positive places for students, faculty and the community. Ultimately, it’s all about sharing. Your ideas matter!

One of my main visions is helping fellow educators. I’m in the process of finishing my first book: Dream Big: Simple Steps for Transforming your Classroom. Throughout this site I’ll be posting chapter highlights, videos of each chapter or section, ideas for your class/school and general positive ways we can improve education. Also, as a Health and Physical Education teacher, there will be posts about fitness, nutrition and all things wellness related.

Finally, I’d love the chance to provide help in anyway to your classrooms, schools and even your district. I’ve been blessed to speak and present PD in front of many students, parents and colleagues. You can find my contact information on the main website.

Finally, here is a final quote to think about: Everyday in school is the opportunity to change the lives of our students. Let’s make that happen with passion, empathy, persistence and enthusiasm.


Some smart words of wisdom!

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.

Walt Disney

It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.

J. K. Rowling

Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.

Dr. Seuss

A Quick Video on the Habits of Happy!

Check out the 5 Habits of Happy!