Leader Valley Received $55k Funding for Leader in Me

The Black Hawk County Gaming Association, which grants a portion of Isle Casino Hotel revenues for community projects, approved funding of $55,500 for Leader in Me, an initiative of the Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber designed to instill leadership and self-reliance principles in students to improve academic achievement, life skills and work force readiness.

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Orange Elementary 5th Grade Lego League Presented to Leader in Me

With an emphasis on Habit 5 (Seeking First to Understand, Then to be Understood), the 5th grade Lego League at Orange Elementary presented to a task force for Leader in Me.

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Orange Elementary Student Leaders Presented to Waterloo School Improvement Advisory Committee on 11/19/14

Hoover Middle School and Becker Elementary Student Leaders and Administrators Presented about Leader in Me at the Urban Education Network of Iowa on 11/19/14.

Leader Valley Synergy Session was held on 11/5/14.

60 educators from around the Cedar Valley came to synergize and share best practices related to goal setting, leadership notebooks, and student-led conferences. Dustin Odham with FranklinCovey gave an inspirational message at the opening.

7 Habits Training for New Teachers was held 11/10/14 and 11/11/14

Lou Henry Elementary Completes Leader in Me Vision Training Held on 11/12/14.