Finding the Common Ground
Thursday, September 24, 2020
I trust you are doing well. "Art through adversity" is a phrase that is inhabiting my mind these days. This November, the American School of The Hague’s middle school music team will give a presentation on the collaborative spirit at the AMIS Music Educators' Online Summit (Association for Music in International Schools). We are grateful for how our middle school music team has gelled so easily (and quickly!) here at ASH, for reasons still unbeknownst to us. Having all arrived here under different circumstances, and having little say in the hiring and interview process, we hope to share what makes our group click and the considerations other teams can have when determining new hires within a department. Spoiler: We will be talking about the Four Color Personalities Quiz, a terrific team-building test that I was introduced to during my undergraduate program at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire! I continue to be very thankful to work with such a passionate, curious staff.