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How to Fill the World with Leaders: Creating School Cultures Where Student Leadership Thrives

Thursday, July 18, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

Presented by Mariam G. MacGregor, M.S., Leadership Consultant

Sponsored by Free Spirit Publishing



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Join award-winning student leadership specialist Mariam MacGregor to evaluate the current state of leadership development efforts in your school as you strive to prepare students for lifelong leadership regardless of career path. Attendees will be prompted through this edWebinar to identify and overcome roadblocks to student leadership development, find opportunities to implement culture change, create a leadership communication plan, and attract allies and partners.

No approach is one-size-fits-all, so this edWebinar’s goal is to help practitioners clearly communicate an attainable vision of K–12 leadership development and post-secondary workplace preparation specific to their setting. In this edWebinar, attendees will:

  • Initiate a broad inventory of existing leadership efforts
  • Learn how to communicate and engage with colleagues to positively manage change
  • Reflect on new and interesting ways to increase student leadership development
  • Explore and rekindle your own leadership approaches

This presentation is for K-12 teachers, school and district leaders, counselors, school resource officers, PTO leaders, and school board members who are committed to preparing the next generation of student leaders throughout their school system. There will be time to get your questions answered at the end of Mariam’s presentation.

About the Presenter

Mariam G. MacGregor, M.S. is Director of Employee Engagement and Organizational Strategy at TCU and a nationally recognized leadership consultant who works with schools (K–12 and higher education), nonprofit agencies, faith groups, and communities interested in developing meaningful, sustainable leadership efforts for kids, teens, and young adults. Mariam lived in Colorado for many years, where she served as the school counselor and coordinator of leadership programs at an alternative high school and received honorable mention for Counselor of the Year. She also worked with college student leaders at Syracuse University, Santa Clara University, Metropolitan State College of Denver, and Texas Christian University (TCU), and was the youth volunteer trainer for Night Lights (a respite care program that serves families of kids with special needs) and EPIC Mentors (a program started by one of her sons at his elementary school that pairs peer mentors with kids with learning challenges). She currently lives in Texas.



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