Wonder Lead Ambassador

Matthew Arend

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Matt Arend is an Elementary Principal (KN-5) in Plano ISD in Plano, TX. As the principal of #SiglerNation or Sigler Elementary, Matt models servant leadership through working side by side with teachers, never asking anyone to do something he is not willing to do himself. It is through this intentional approach that relationships are cultivated leading to transformed learning experiences across the campus for students.

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Jan 2, 2018

My #OneWord2018 Needed a “PUSH”

I never really know where the inspiration for the next post is going to come from. Honestly, my #oneword post for 2018 almost didn’t happen. I ...

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Dec 27, 2017

Culture – Let’s Not Talk About It…Let’s Be About It

This is post is written to sincerely thank the staff of #SiglerNation for everything they do to support our great community. Most importantly, I want ...

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Nov 12, 2017

The Problem with Passion

(This post was originally posted on leadupnow.com/passion) I absolutely love what I do! As the principal of Sigler Elementary I lead with passion. In ...

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Oct 27, 2017

What is Your Hope?

It was exactly one week ago that I stood in front of the students and staff of #SiglerNation and shared the slide below with the hope we have as ...

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Oct 10, 2017

Create a Network – #IMMOOC

One of the prompts shared for week 2 of #IMMOOC Season 3 resonated with me on a deeper level than the others based upon where I currently am as ...

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Oct 8, 2017

The “I” is for Innovation #IMMOOC

As an education leader, I recognize I am strengthened by the folks I choose to surround myself with. One of the folks that supports me as a person, ...

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Sep 21, 2017

“Go Hard” Leadership

I recently had the opportunity to meet with my supervisor and share the story of #SiglerNation, highlighting the work of our teachers, students and ...

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Sep 3, 2017

Amplify the Voices

If you have been paying any attention to my Twitter feed or reading my recent posts, you will know Sigler Elementary is using the hashtag ...

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Aug 28, 2017

Eminem Was Wrong

The year was 2002. I was a senior playing football for the Peru State Bobcats. In October, Eminem dropped a hit titled, “Lose Yourself”. ...

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