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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

via Herald-Review.com

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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Leader in Me Traning at Oroville Schools

Jun 21, 2014

Leader in Me training at Oroville Schools

via Gazett-Tribune

As the initial step in bringing The Leader in Me to the students at Oroville Elementary, more than thirty elementary staff members completed The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and Vision training with Pat Cushing, Franklin Covey Foundation trainer, last week.

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Meet Janette Quince: Queensland's Educator of the Year

Jun 20, 2014

Meet Janette Quince: Queensland's Educator of the Year

via 612 ABC Brisbane

Oakey kindergarten teacher Janette Quince has been named the Queensland Educator of the Year by a national parenting magazine for her amazing work at Oakey's C & K Community Kindergarten.

In her time at the centre, Janette has introduced an innovative program called "The Leader in Me" .. based on the book "The Seven habits of Happy Kids" .. by Sean Covey.

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Seven-Point Programme Promotes Leadership at Kirkcaldy School

Jun 16, 2014

Seven-point programme promotes leadership at Kirkcaldy school

via Fife Today

‘The Leader in Me’ was the title of a special day held at Fair Isle Primary in Kirkcaldy, promoting the benefits of a new programme to enable youngsters to make better life choices.

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Hope Academy Focuses on Leaders

Jun 9, 2014

via Herald-Review.com

DECATUR – Hope Academy staff were sold on “The Leader in Me” after visiting schools using the program.

“I wish we could have taken pictures to show you the faces of students,” said Jenny Mullins, new assistant principal at MacArthur High School, but then serving as director of curriculum. “We walked into buildings and it was, 'Hello, my name is Sam, and I am a leader.' Everyone said, that's what we want for our kids – eye contact, a firm handshake, confidence. The academics will come when we feel we're worthy.”

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Northport school earns top designation

May 27, 2014

Northport school earns top designation

via FOX 6 WBRC

TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) - Crestmont Elementary School in Northport has become the 92nd Lighthouse School in the nation. 'Lighthouse School' is the top designation available through The Leader in Me, which is a program for schools based on the longtime best-selling book The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.

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'The Leader in Me' turns students into highly effective people

May 26, 2014

via Bowling Green Daily News

Employers in South Central Kentucky may seen[sic] a happier and more proactive workforce in the coming years. This is due to students at Bowling Green Independent Schools and Warren County Public Schools participating in “The Leader in Me,” a new approach to teaching leadership using Dr. Stephen Covey’s “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.”

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Bellefontaine Intermediate student leaders host community members

May 23, 2014

Bellefontaine Intermediate student leaders host community members

via Bellefontaine Examiner

Students in third through fifth grades at Bellefontaine Intermediate School welcomed leaders in the community such as policemen, parents, and business owners with open arms during the Leadership Day celebration Thursday.

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Crestmont Elementary receives prestigious 'Lighthouse School' designation

May 22, 2014

Crestmont Elementary receives prestigious 'Lighthouse School' designation

via Tuscaloosa News

NORTHPORT | A light came down from the sky Wednesday morning.

It was a little light. Only about 2 feet high. But its implications were huge.

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Poplar Bluff R-1 students host Leadership Day

May 22, 2014

Poplar Bluff R-1 students host Leadership Day

via KFVS 12

POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) - Eugene Field Elementary School in Poplar Bluff recently hosted a program a number of community members and educators on Tuesday, May 13.

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Scott City to break ground on safe room in June

May 22, 2014

via Southeast Missourian

A groundbreaking ceremony for Scott City's long-awaited performing arts theater/Federal Emergency Management Agency safe room will be at 10:30 a.m. June 16, the school board decided Wednesday.

Elementary principal Courtney Kern said she is offering a Summer Leadership Academy, expanding on the Leader in Me program, which goes up through middle school.

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ACS to launch leadership program

May 21, 2014

via Andalusia Star News

A group of Andalusia Elementary School teachers have seen what they hope is their future, and they liked it, very much.

Andalusia Elementary School teachers Angie Cofield, Ashley Black, Stephanie Pearce, Julie Hardy and Lindsey Cross recently visited several schools, including one that has implemented The Leader in Me, a program based on the best-selling book The 7 Habits of Highly Successful People.

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