In this final post in our Women in Education Leadership series, we are continuing that discussion and sharing the panelists’ responses to these two questions: How do you handle a situation when an individual or a group of people doesn’t want you to succeed or is actively trying to derail you? What priorities drive the work that you do each day?
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During the inaugural Edmentum Women Leaders in Education Conference in Columbia, Missouri, we had the privilege of hearing from a panel of five women district leaders, each of whom walks a unique path to improving outcomes for the students in her care. The panelists volunteered their time and traveled to the University of Missouri in order to share their stories and provide advice and insights to other women leaders and those who aspire to lead.
Recently, five of our exceptional EdOptions Academy teachers got together for a live panel to discuss the learning experience for students in our virtual courses. Here are some highlights of what these educators shared about the online teaching and learning process; how they keep students engaged and on track; and what they do to collaborate and communicate with their students, students’ families, and other educators.
Watching a group of twenty educators from across the country and in all kinds of different classroom and administrative roles come together over the span of just two days is a cool experience. Before this group parted ways, we asked them to reflect on a question that we frequently think about within the Educator Network—Why connect? Here’s what they had to say.
While the task of preventing suicide and promoting mental wellness can be daunting and overwhelming, there are ways to make sure that your students have access to the thing they need most—you and a support system that does not include social media.
Every speaker at our Missouri Women in Education Leadership event shared thoughtful advice and wisdom, and for this post, we’d like to share 14 leadership insights and lessons from Missouri Commissioner of Education Dr. Margie Vandeven.