Bill Croskey, School Psycologist
Bill grew up near Dayton, Ohio, and received his degrees in education and his Specialist degree from Miami University. He began as a teacher in 1972. He has worked in various public and private school settings and has also been a university instructor at Miami and Xavier. Staff members at Loveland Schools introduced the Character Council to him soon after it started. He has served on the Board of the Council and has been a contributor to the Education Newsletter.
Croskey’s Corner: Patience
Croskey’s Corner: Compassion
Perspective on the Character Quality of Compassion by school counselor, Bill Croskey.
Croskey’s Corner: Respect
Respect Requires Empathy by Bill Croskey Respect Requires Empathy On Talk of the Nation (an NPR show) a while back, I heard an interview with an author named Henry Alford, who has written a book called Would It Kill You To Stop Doing That? He spoke about the need for...
Croskey’s Corner: Thoroughness
The Devil is in the Details by Bill Croskey Originally published in October 2015. I have spent the last four days installing a dishwasher at my house. Yes, I said four days. At $10 an hour (the wage rate I have most recently been paid) I have “earned” about $150.00,...
Croskey’s Corner: Creativity
Great Powers for Good by Bill Croskey Just before his inauguration, President-elect John F. Kennedy spoke to the Massachusetts legislature and offered this Biblical quote: "For of those to whom much is given, much is required." One can imagine that a powerful...
Croskey’s Corner: Loyalty
Dance with one who Brung You by Bill Croskey Lindsay Lohan taught us about teenage girls in Mean Girls, right? They backstab, they compete for guys - just for the sake of competing, yes? They have difficulty sustaining a relationship with another female because...
Croskey’s Corner: Determination
(originally published in 2018) “If people only knew how hard I work to gain my mastery, it wouldn't seem so wonderful at all."--Michelangelo, Italian sculptor, painter, architect, poet, and engineer “I've been through a fire, and I stayed. I've been through a flood,...
Croskey’s Corner: Availability
Perspective on the Character Quality of Availability by school counselor, Bill Croskey.
Croskey’s Corner: Decisiveness
Perspective on the Character Quality of Decisiveness by school counselor, Bill Croskey.
Croskey’s Corner: Honesty
(Originally published in February 2018) OK, Time for a True/False quiz to recognize Honesty. True/False: If you are swimming, you have to wait an hour after eating or you'll get cramps and drown. True/False: Keep unused batteries in the refrigerator to prolong their...
Croskey’s Corner: Positivity
(Originally published in January 2018) Greetings! I hope you made it through the Holiday Season. I am sure you heard all the holiday greetings: Merry Christmas from our family! Happy Hanukkah! I hope you have a great Kwanzaa! And May the Force Be With You! Oh, wait,...
Croskey’s Corner: Wisdom
Perspective on the Character Quality of Wisdom by school counselor, Bill Croskey.
Croskey’s Corner: Dependability
Several years ago, Character First! had a story on its website about Dependability. In A.D. 79, Mount Vesuvius erupted and buried the city of Pompeii. Archeologists uncovered the remains of some 2,000 inhabitants fleeing or seeking shelter in attics. But one soldier...
Croskey’s Corner: Resilience
Perspective on the Character Quality of Resilience by school counselor, Bill Croskey.