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"Every student deserves the tools for effectiveness."

Remember, the 7 Habits are for Adults, too!

At Leader Valley we are very focused on instilling the 7 Habits in students through The Leader in Me. A wonderful by-product of our work is training the trainers with the same principals.  Our educators are learning the 7 Habits, infusing them into the classroom and into their own lives!  Through our work with the […]

By |November 2nd, 2016|Leader in Me, News|Comments Off on Remember, the 7 Habits are for Adults, too!

Cedar Valley Catholic Schools – Designated Blue Zones Schools

Leader Valley is proud to share this exciting news about one of our The Leader in Me schools districts. Cedar Valley Catholic Schools is helping students make good choices when it comes to their health and well-being.

Cedar Valley Catholic Schools – Designated Blue Zones Schools

First Catholic school system in the United States to be honored

 

 

 

 

 

Cedar […]

By |October 26th, 2016|Leader in Me, News|Comments Off on Cedar Valley Catholic Schools – Designated Blue Zones Schools

Cedar Valley’s Reade to Co-Chair Leadership Iowa Program

 

Professionals from the Cedar Valley are taking their leadership skills to the next level through the Iowa Association of Business and Industry’s (ABI) Foundation’s Leadership Iowa program.  For the last 34 years, ABI and the ABI Foundation have identified many of Iowa’s best leaders and helped to equip them with knowledge and tools to make […]

By |October 17th, 2016|Leader in Me, News|Comments Off on Cedar Valley’s Reade to Co-Chair Leadership Iowa Program

Public is Invited to Help Create Great in Cedar Valley Schools

Fundraising Campaign Kicks Off to Fund Leader in Me

(Cedar Valley of Iowa) – Leader Valley, a talent development initiative of the Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber, is asking businesses, individuals and foundations to join in the efforts to equip every student in the Cedar Valley with tools for effectiveness in life and work.  The […]

By |August 1st, 2016|Leader in Me, News|Comments Off on Public is Invited to Help Create Great in Cedar Valley Schools

Greater Cedar Valley New Teachers Breakfast

Each year, Alliance & Chamber investors come together to let new teachers in the Cedar Valley metro schools know that the business community values the work they do and want to support them in any way we can.

Beyond welcoming and supporting the new teachers, the New Teachers Breakfast is one way we build the bridge […]

By |July 5th, 2016|Cedar Valley, Leader in Me|Comments Off on Greater Cedar Valley New Teachers Breakfast

Leader Valley steps up work with local schools

The following was published in the Courier on Sunday, June 26, 2016.
Written by reporter Andrew Wind andrew.wind@wcfcourier.com.

WATERLOO — The Cedar Valley’s Leader in Me schools will soon be receiving more support and training locally.

Leader Valley, a talent development initiative of the Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber, recently announced an expanding capacity to do that […]

By |June 27th, 2016|Leader in Me|Comments Off on Leader Valley steps up work with local schools

Hoover Fifth Middle School in World to Achieve Leader in Me Lighthouse Designation

(Cedar Valley of Iowa) – WATERLOO—Hoover Middle School has attained the designation of Lighthouse School, an honor awarded by FranklinCovey for schools who demonstrate a superior level total school implementation of Leader in Me. Hoover is only the fifth Lighthouse middle school in the world to achieve such a designation.

After completion of an in depth, […]

By |June 8th, 2016|Cedar Valley, Leader in Me, News|Comments Off on Hoover Fifth Middle School in World to Achieve Leader in Me Lighthouse Designation

Leader Valley Increases Ability to Deliver the Leader in Me to Cedar Valley Students

Leader Valley, a talent development initiative of the Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber, is expanding its capacity to support the Leader in Me schools across the Cedar Valley.

Leader Valley staff are receiving extensive training and certification from FranklinCovey in two impactful areas. The first is workshop facilitation, which will allow Leader Valley staff to […]

By |June 6th, 2016|Leader in Me|Comments Off on Leader Valley Increases Ability to Deliver the Leader in Me to Cedar Valley Students

Cedar Valley receives 2015 Community of Character Award

The Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber and Leader Valley congratulate Cedar Valley Character Counts and the Cedar Valley region of northeast Iowa for being honored by the Robert D. and Billie Ray Center at Drake University as its 2015 Community of Character.

The Ray Center, formerly known as Character Counts in Iowa, issues the Community […]

By |April 27th, 2016|Cedar Valley|Comments Off on Cedar Valley receives 2015 Community of Character Award

Cedar Valley’s Leader in Me receives major commitment from John Deere Foundation

Cedar Valley’s Leader in Me receives major commitment from John Deere Foundation
WATERLOO, December 25, 2015—
The Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber Foundation plans to expand Leader Valley’s cornerstone Leader in Me® initiative, thanks to a $558,000 grant from the John Deere Foundation. The grant, to be paid over two years, will support the advancement […]

By |December 25th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Cedar Valley’s Leader in Me receives major commitment from John Deere Foundation