Proactive Process

Sep 17, 2014

via Osceola Sentinel-Tribune

If Clarke Elementary Vice Principal Randy Bolton sees two students have a tense interaction in the school hallway, he knows there’s a quick way to fix the issue proactively.

Many times, all he has to say is, “Hey guys, can we think win-win?”

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Hiller Elementary Creates a Culture of Leadership

Sep 17, 2014


MADISON HEIGHTS — Hiller Elementary in the Lamphere Schools district has become an official Leader in Me school, and is now recalibrating its approach to teaching to include a constant and ongoing dialogue with the students about what it means to be a leader.

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Parent Leadership Night/Open House at Kenneth Gardner Elementary

Sep 16, 2014

via The News

Kenneth Gardner Elementary School recently conducted its Parent Leadership Night and Open House as a Leadership event for parents. The highlights of the evening were the Student-Parent conferences where students discussed their Student Data Notebook, in a conference format, with their parents/guardians.

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The Leader in Me

Sep 11, 2014

via Lee County Schools' Digital Digest

Every school aims to make its students into leaders.

But four elementary schools in Lee County are taking it a step further, making leadership qualities an integral part of every lesson, every moment.

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Kids in Charge: Does a 5-Year-Old Have What it Takes to Lead? In Catawba County-Yes.

Sep 11, 2014

Kids in Charge: Does a 5-year-old have what it takes to lead? In Catawba County — yes.

via Hickory Daily Record

HICKORY, N.C. — Never again will a new student walk into an unfamiliar lunchroom scanning frantically for eye contact and a friendly face at St. Stephens Elementary School. Not once the school’s administration sorts through its pile of applications and chooses 30 Classroom Ambassadors.

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'Superheroes' Swoop into Silver Springs Elementary

Sep 10, 2014


Now that it has gained Lighthouse status, Silver Springs Elementary is aiming to take its Leader in Me program to another level as students work to identify their “superhero” strengths over the next school year.

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Adairville begins ‘Sharpen the Saw’ Fridays

Sep 4, 2014

News Democrat and Leader

RUSSELLVILLE, KY — Adairville School is looking to add something more to the students’ education by starting “Sharpen the Saw” Fridays. These special days involve activities that bolster physical and fine-motor skill development in clubs such as Mr. Mike Brindley’s Campus Service Team and the Kind Kids Club.

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Today's Leaders Give Tomorrow's Hopefuls a Boost

Sep 2, 2014

via Bowling Green Daily News

Leaders help leaders. Just ask folks at Warren Elementary School, where the school’s young leaders inspired people who choose to guide Kentucky into the future.

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Program's Successes Gaining Recognition

Sep 2, 2014

via Bowling Green Daily News

Bowling Green and Warren County are no strangers to being at the forefront of the news. With the No. 1 high school in America for the third year running and over $430 million in economic development investment over the last 18 months, we’re often mentioned as innovators.

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Rogers Teachers Take Leadership Lessons at Eastside

Aug 29, 2014

via NWA Online

ROGERS -- Leadership was the curriculum, and teachers were the ones learning this week at Eastside Elementary School.

Students at Eastside, which operates on a continuous learning calendar, were on break the first three days of this week. School staff got their first look at "The Leader in Me" training from Franklin Covey while students were out.

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FUESD Features Keynote Speaker at Welcome Back Breakfast

Aug 28, 2014

via Fallbrook Bonsall Village News

FALLBROOK – Fallbrook Union Elementary School District (FUESD) hosted Muriel Summers, principal of AB Combs Elementary School as the keynote speaker for its Welcome Back Breakfast on Aug. 7 in the Bowers Auditorium on the Potter Junior High campus. All district employees attended.

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New Elementary School Program Emphasizes Growth, Good Habits

Aug 26, 2014

New elementary school program emphasizes growth, good habits

via The Sanford Herald

SANFORD —When students returned to B.T. Bullock Elementary Monday, they were treated to a different greeting than in the past. Posters, banners and a new mural adorned the hallways and soft music played through the speakers as part of the Leader in Me program.

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Candidates Should Note 'Leader in Me' Education Program

Aug 26, 2014

via The Courier-Journal

The atmosphere of learning and respect belies the statistics that might otherwise stereotype the place.

Bright hallways. Happy children learning in well-organized settings. Engaged, motivated teachers in control of their classrooms with no outward discipline issues bogging down the day. Lots of eye contact, good manners and polite handshakes from the tiny greeters welcoming you to their school.

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Hope Academy Takes on 'Seven Habits' of Success

Aug 18, 2014

Hope Academy Takes on 'Seven Habits' of Success


DECATUR – Monday was one of the smoothest opening days that Hope Academy Principal Cynthia Houston can recall.

“It's been phenomenal,” Houston said. “In all the years, it's one of the best opening days.”

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Greenup County School Begins "The Leader in Me" program

Aug 13, 2014

via WOWK13 TV

Parents all hope that when their children learn in school they also develop leadership skills.

An area school is joining a program, where all of the learning is all about leadership, all of the time.

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Juvenile Probation Helps Students Learn Good Habits

Jul 29, 2014

via Elko Daily Free Press

ELKO — For the last several years, Chief Juvenile Probation Officer Mike Pedersen has aimed to solve delinquency problems before they ever happen.

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Briarwood Principal Named WCPS Chief Academic Officer

Jul 19, 2014

Briarwood principal named WCPS chief academic officer

via Bowling Green Daily News

Six years ago, Jason Kupchella was a high school math teacher at Greenwood. He’s now the first chief academic officer for Warren County Public Schools and entering his 23rd year in public education. . .

In naming Kupchella, Clayton pointed to Briarwood becoming one of 101 Lighthouse Schools in the international The Leader In Me program.

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Middle School Pursues 'Leader in Me' Culture

Jul 17, 2014

Middle School pursues Leader in Me culture

via Maryville Daily Forum

Maryville Middle School is looking to go from good to great, and Principal Kevin Pitts is trying to help his staff take that next step.

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Trussville Teachers go through 7 Habits Training

Jul 7, 2014

Trussville Teachers go through 7 Habits training

via Trussville Tribune

TRUSSVILLE — Trussville City Schools teachers are participating in 7 Habits training this summer.

The training is being delivered by Paine Intermediate School counselors Lauren Blake and Christy Naylor, and is sponsored by Trussville City Schools and UAB Regional In-Service Center.

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Students Share Their Stories With State Leaders

Jun 24, 2014

via Bowling Green Daily News

Last week, we had a wonderful opportunity to share The Leader In Me with some very important leaders. On June 16, Congressman Brett Guthrie and Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers were in town to tour our great community and learn about all the exciting things going on here.

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