skyline elementary

Whole-School Transformation

April 16, 2015 |

Skyline Elementary is not the same school it was four years ago. The building is the same, but the school culture has been transformed to one of empowerment and leadership. Principal Chuck Vilardi said that the transformation of his school, students, and staff has come as they have implemented The Leader in Me process. “It’s read more

Celebration: The Internal Motivator for Student Achievement

April 1, 2015 |

Celebration: The Internal Motivator for Student Achievement

Have you ever seen a child filled with pride as he or she achieved a goal? Or witnessed a student who gained the great understanding of being able to make a difference in his or her own education through personal effort? These transformative moments take a child from being a passive learner to becoming an read more

Changed by Leadership

April 8, 2015 |

changed by leadership

Karen Soper, principal of Manti Elementary in Utah, recounts trying to figure out how to best help a fifth grader who was transferred to her school. This was no ordinary fifth grader. When David* arrived at his new school, he had lost a year of school for a violation that led to a year’s suspension. read more