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Uncommon Leadership: What It Takes To Press Forward
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
Presented by Dr. Vicki Phillips, Education Strategist
Sponsored by Girls Thinking Global
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If you talk to Vicki Phillips first hand, she will tell you that her greatest passion is “to do her part to make sure that every child in America gets the opportunity she almost didn’t have.” Dr. Phillips collaborated along with colleagues in Real Women, Real Leaders, edited by Kathy Hurley and Priscilla Shumway and has an array of experience to draw from in training educators in the U.S. and around the world.
In this edWebinar, learn from a past teacher, superintendent, state schools chief, and former director of education, College Ready, at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. She currently serves as a senior advisor and education strategist for national and international organizations and ed-tech companies devoted to the engagement and professional learning of teachers. From her amazing story, glean practical ideas and methods in order to:
• Encourage self-development
• Build high-performing, collaborative teams
• Champion change
• Restore self-belief
This recorded edWebinar will benefit all educators, administrators and district leaders grades 6-12.
About the Presenter
Dr. Vicki Phillips has a strong record of reform at all levels of education–from neighborhood schools to the federal government. She has served as a teacher, leader of a nonprofit education foundation, superintendent of schools, state chief of basic and higher education and for nearly a decade as the director of K-12 education for the world’s largest foundation. Dr. Phillips most recently served as Director of Education, College Ready, for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation where she led the work to ensure students graduate from high school ready to succeed in college, career and community and to improve the effectiveness and support of teachers. She currently serves as a senior advisor/education strategist for national and international organizations and ed-tech companies devoted to the engagement and professional learning of teachers and the design of enabling conditions and systems in which teaching and learning can thrive.
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