My American Experience – part 3: Let the learning begin

It all begins The conference started for me on Thursday at 4pm. I joined the other Emerging Leader Scholarship winners and we all introduced ourselves and talked a bit about our background and what we hoped to achieve from the conference and what we could contribute. Aside from the conference staff we were also introduced …

My American Experience – part 1: Taking the plunge

It all started with a tweet in January 2019. The Association of School Business Officials (aka ASBO Intl) advertised their professional development scholarship offer to attend their annual conference. I cheekily replied to the tweet asking if it was open to overseas applicants. “Yes”, came the unexpected response. Well, that was the start of a …

And breathe….

The last day of term finally arrived and then whizzed past in a flash. Everyone counting down to home time in a state of end-of-term-delirium. True to form whilst everyone was winding down I beavered away to the last minute. Having started working at the crack of dawn I was determined to make it through …