“Good teaching cannot be reduced to technique,- good teaching comes from the identity and integrity of the teacher.”
Parker J. Palmer
"Find out where joy resides, and give it a voice far beyond singing. For to miss the joy is to miss all."
Robert Louis Stevenson
"Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships.” Stephen R. Covey
July 6, 7 & 8, 2020 (1:00-3:00 PM)
This session will be an introduction to Leading Together, a professional development opportunity for educators interested in strengthening their school cultures and increasing collective efficacy among the adults in their schools/districts. Four key components of relational trust in schools will be the focus of this session: respect, personal regard, competence and integrity. This is a free virtual Zoom offering. Undergraduate credit hours from Pittsburg State University are available for participants. If interested register here:
I will be co-facilitating this Leadership Institute for Women beginning on September 24th and ending on December 5th, 2020.
This virtual and online institute is designed for women of all ages, backgrounds, and roles who wish to come together with other women to explore leadership as it applies to our lives, to our work, and to the way we carry ourselves in the world. We look forward to you joining us in this venture!
Join with other women in a journey of leadership learning, reflection and renewal through the following institute experiences:
● September 24-26, 2020 Virtual Retreat
● Bi-Weekly Virtual Webinars in October and November
● December 3-5, 2020 Virtual Retreat
The retreats provide an opportunity for in-depth exploration of selected leadership topics, self-reflection, skill-building, and sharing with one another. Times for each of the two retreats::
Interactive webinars (1.5 hrs.) will be held late afternoons/evenings the weeks of 10/4, 10/19, 11/2, 11/16; exact schedule TBD based on participant availability. Assigned readings, videos and/or reflection activities will be provided online to frame each webinar. We utilize Zoom as our webinar technology (easy to use & interactive).
Key Topics to be Addressed:
All Inclusive Cost: $1,200
Includes two virtual retreats, four interactive webinars, and all materials.
Applications will be taken until the retreat fills.
● Refunds for cancellations (less a $200 administrative fee) will be made up to 8/07/2020. No refunds can be made after that time.
● Please register as soon as possible but no later than 8/07/2020
To register go to: https://graduate.lclark.edu/live/events/310345-
About Your Facilitators:
Mary Kaye Siebert, PhD.
Mary Kaye has over 25 years of service in public education serving as both a classroom teacher and district administrator. She has worked with a diverse group of teachers and administrators to help identify potential leaders, aligning strengths of those individuals to tasks at hand, and cultivating leadership capacity in those she works with. Mary Kaye is a certified Center for Courage & Renewal (CCR) facilitator. Her work in schools and school districts focuses on strengthening school culture using Leading Together: Building Adult Community in Schools, a program offering of the Center for Courage & Renewal (CCR), that focuses on strengthening adult relational trust in schools. Mary Kaye offers single and multi-day retreats focusing on personal and professional renewal for teachers and leaders. firstname.lastname@example.org
Shauna Adams, MSW
Shauna is an educator and social worker who provides leadership consultation, customized training and strategic planning for businesses and human service providers. She has worked in a variety of roles over the course of her career including mental health therapist, university professor, program administrator and equity leadership coach. Ms. Adams has collaborated with families, schools and work groups over the past twenty-five years to support their work toward change, wellness, and inclusion. She is committed to creating professional development and planning opportunities that deepen self- reflection, increase team collaboration, and inspire professional and personal vitality. Ms. Adams believes that trusting relationships are central to the health and wellbeing of individuals, teams and organizations, and approaches her work with curiosity, compassion, and creativity.
Rachel Boechler, PhD.
Rachel is a leadership consultant & coach with a focus on developing purpose-driven leaders and organizations. She also serves as a senior facilitator/consultant for Australian Navitas/ASAM/NESLI leadership programs. Rachel has 25+ years of experience in public education as
a teacher, counselor, administrator and superintendent. She was an assistant professor/chairperson in the College of Education and Leadership at Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee WI as well as the Chief Operating Officer for CPS Human Resource Services, a nationwide HR consulting firm based in CA. Rachel is a certified Center for Courage & Renewal (CCR) facilitator, offering retreats primarily in the area of leadership. email@example.com
Dawn Montgomery, EdD.
Dawn has served her educational community for the past 40 years
as a teacher, leader and director. She continues her work as an executive performance coach, equity facilitator, adjunct professor, and as a certified Courage and Renewal (CCR) facilitator offering Courage to Lead and Leading Together retreats and professional development for schools, districts, and non-profit businesses. Her heart and efforts lie in supporting the work necessary to make a difference in this world. firstname.lastname@example.org