One of my most eye-opening experiences occurred following an in-service on school improvement that I thought went really well. Most of the staff were engaged and the discussions were productive and badly needed. I was anxious for the responses to the post-session survey to come in and validate my high expectations. The first response arrived in my inbox almost immediately, and it read, “I’m really disappointed that we spent time on this. I need to spend time in my classroom preparing; I prefer to work alone in my content area. Very dissatisfied.” Click to read more.