Decision Making That Sustains People and Deepens Relationships

Type: Article
Topics: Communications & Public Relations, Leadership Development, School Administrator Magazine

April 01, 2021

How a small South Dakota district serves as its community’s hub and heart during a crisis year

Is it good enough for my own three children? More importantly, is it good enough for your children or grandchildren?

This is the question I ask myself, my administrative team and, most importantly, the people working closest with our students. During my tenure as superintendent of the 2,000-student Tea Area School District in South Dakota, our moral compass has been defined by this simple question.

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Jennifer Lowery


Tea Area School District (S.D.)