4/4/18

Just do it stick to it

Mr. Michael Acomb is currently an elementary principal in the Solon City School District, located near Cleveland, Ohio. He proudly earned his undergraduate degree from John Carroll University where he played football and learned the importance of serving with and for others. He holds master’s degrees in special education and K-12 organizational leadership. Michael has been a thought leader in school administration with 14 years of experience at the middle and elementary levels. His leadership has earned the United States Department of Education National Blue Ribbon, and over time, his schools have earned numerous other national and state awards for consistent high performance in special education, value added growth, and overall student achievement. Mostly recently, the Solon City Schools were rated #1 in the country by NICHE for public school districts. Since 2002, Michael has spoken to audiences throughout the United States on numerous topics. His passion in developing leadership and school cultures that support excellence in teaching and learning has earned him a reputation as an exceptional leader and collaborator. He is recognized widely for his skill in directing comprehensive, systematic, and differentiated literacy efforts in the early childhood and middle grades. He is an expert in strategically leading teams of teachers in developing systems of common assessments that monitor student learning and guide instructional and organizational decisions. He relishes in solving problems and helping others through improvement. Michael is married to Lindsay. They have four school-aged children.   Mike Acomb Show Highlights:
  • How education felt like “home” to Mike
  • His passion to help students be happy, successful, confident, and have hope
  • Mindset Mondays
  • "Just Do It, Stick to It”
  • How to build culture
  • Leadership is hard
  • The Principal life is one of conflict
  • Listen, then coach to solutions
  • Strategy to work with upset parents
  • Do you paraphrase in conversations?
  • Mike’s morning starts the previous day
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