"In my opinion, Dr. Milton's work is two books in one. First, it is mandatory and exciting reading for anyone who is aspiring to be a school district leader. Dr. Milton has written in a personal and intimate manner to which any educator can relate. Secondly, it is a manual for providing excellent direction for anyone with a responsibility for improving school district progress. I highly recommend it."In recent years education has come under attack in that our children are lagging behind other nations. As a superintendent, one has the ability to develop and implement policy that can change these educational gaps. Reform, however, does not come without a price. This book can be inspiration for anyone who dares to care about children, education and the seriousness of addressing factors that impede the educational process of our children. Fear is the number one emotion that paralyzes people and efforts. Sometimes to make a deep impact, you have to be willing to stand on the edge. Most people find comfort in the middle. This book is a snapshot of the life of an educator whose passion and commitment for teaching and learning directed his journey to become a superintendent. We need to develop our bench-strength to have more superintendents coming through the educational pipeline.
Walter G. Amprey, Ed. D.
Baltimore City Public Schools
President and CEO, Amprey and Associates
If you are cutting edge, committed to excellence and need an occasional "kick in the pants" to remind you that you are host of your dreams, this book is for you!
I only have a minute. Only sixty seconds in it. Forced upon me - can't refuse it. Didn't seek it, didn't choose it. But it's up to me to use it. I must suffer if I loose it. Give an account if I abuse it. Just a tiny little minute. But eternity is in it."
— Benjamin E. Mays