Navigating Your Child's Education: Grades 9-12

Tim Kraynak

Tim Kraynak is the Upper School Principal at Worthington Christian School. He has been in education since 2000. He has taught in elementary, middle, and high school classrooms, and he has served in high school administration since 2010. He and his wife Alicia are parents to five children.

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A Modern Approach to School Discipline

By Tim Kraynak on Jan 26, 2023 8:00 PM

I graduated from high school in 1990. In my generation (and this is also true of generations before us), if we were told to do something by a person in a position of authority, we typically did it--often without question. If we were asked to do something, we did it, perhaps out of fear of the consequences otherwise.

Fast forward 30 years, and I have now been in a position of authority with students for nearly two and a half decades as a teacher, coach, guidance counselor, and principal. During this time, I have seen a shift in the student mindset as it pertains to authority. 

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