Downey Elementary

School Spotlight: Downey Elementary—A Place for Parents Too

November 19, 2014 |

At Downey Elementary in Harrisburg, PA, students aren’t the only focus. Parents are too, and they know it. Principal Travis Peck said that since Downey Elementary began The Leader in Me process in 2013, the paradigm of leadership has spread through the school and the community and has positively impacted the parents. “We’re all about promoting the parents and read more

Prevent Bullying With a Positive School Culture

October 30, 2014 |

Prevent Bullying with a Positive school culture

This October, schools and organizations across the United States have joined in observing National Bullying Prevention Month. Bullying is behavior that causes serious emotional and sometimes physical harm to children. Creating a positive and supportive culture in schools is the most effective way to prevent bullying because it proactively preempts bullying. FranklinCovey’s Education Division has read more

Student Spotlight: Clareese Capringo—A Problem-Solving Leader

November 5, 2014 |

Clareese Capringo

Clareese Capringo is a hockey-playing, service-oriented seventh grader at Lowell Community Charter Public School (LCCPS). Located in Lowell, Massachusetts, LCCPS is in its third year as a Leader in Me School. Because of the principles and skills Clareese learned through The Leader in Me, she decided to be a leader and solve a problem she identified read more