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Principal Leadership: Voices from the Field

Monday, July 15, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

Principal Leadership: Voices from the Field

Presented by Dr. L. Robert Furman, Principal, South Park Elementary Center, PA

Program Host and Moderator: Shannon Holden, Principal, Pierce City High School, MO

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An effective principal is a key ingredient in creating a successful learning community, but being a school principal is a very challenging and a difficult position in which to excel. Join us for an edWebinar to kick off a new community and series of edWebinars on the topic of “Principal Leadership.”

edWeb just completed a survey with feedback from 150 principals on the challenges they’ve faced this past year, their accomplishments, and the areas where they want to learn more. Shannon Holden, Principal of Pierce City High School, MO, and Rob Furman, Principal of South Park Elementary Center, PA, discuss and probe the results of the survey with feedback from our live audience, and set the stage for a series of monthly edWebinars that address the most compelling topics.

This recorded edWebinar will be of interest to all school leaders and any educator interested in how to create positive and effective learning environments in today’s world. 

About the Presenter

Dr. L. Robert Furman is an educator, leader, principal, student, speaker, and published author. As a former teacher and now administrator, Dr. Rob serves in the foreground of everyday education. Currently, Dr. Rob serves as Principal at South Park Elementary Center outside of Pittsburgh, PA, and has become a sought-after leader in topics surrounding the field of education today. Dr. Rob is the author of several books including Reading, Technology, and Digital Literacy and the ISTE bestselling title Are You Future Ready. Beyond speaking at venues across the country, Dr. Rob is also a contributing blogger for The Huffington Post as well as the Ed Tech Review. Rob also hosts a well-known YouTube educational video blog called The Seditionists and educational podcast called the Council on the Future of Education. Further, he has received several prestigious awards, such as being named in the National School Board Association’s “20 To Watch” in technology education and a Pittsburgh Tribune Review News Maker of the year.


About the Host

Shannon Holden, Principal at Pierce City High School in Missouri, is the TechTools for the Classroom, Teacher HELP!, and Principal Leadership edWebinar and community host. Shannon served as an assistant principal for 20 years in Texas and Missouri, has taught high school history and math, and was an online instructor at the university level. Shannon presents frequently to teachers and administrators about classroom management, maintaining positive relationships with parents, instructional strategies that engage students, and implementing technology in the classroom.


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Monday, July 15, 2019
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
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