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Reade and Trask Complete Associate Certified Coach Certification

We are excited to share that Leader Valley Executive Director, Melissa Reade and Leader Valley Facilitator, Teri Trask, recently completed their Associate Certified Coach certification. This 18-month process included in-person classes, independent study, virtual learning, demonstration of coaching skills, group coaching, individual coaching, and a comprehensive application and evaluation process. https://youtu.be/cQykv5mbaRI Executive Coaching is [...]

By |2021-01-20T21:52:01-06:00January 20th, 2021|Cedar Valley, News|Comments Off on Reade and Trask Complete Associate Certified Coach Certification

Cedar Heights Joins Leader in Me Family

Cedar Heights Elementary is the 5th Cedar Falls elementary school to join the Leader in Me family. When they committed to moving forward with Leader in Me, they didn’t know it would be during 2020 and a pandemic! But the Cedar Heights team is finding a way to start their Leader in Me journey despite the unusual [...]

By |2021-01-19T20:47:31-06:00January 19th, 2021|Leader in Me, News|Comments Off on Cedar Heights Joins Leader in Me Family

Blessed Maria Assunta Pallotta Middle School Feature

We are thankful for the opportunity to work with 23 schools in the Cedar Valley region. This month's school feature is Blessed Maria Assunta Pallotta Middle School which is a part of the Cedar Valley Catholic Schools. Each month, we have the opportunity to ask questions to schools in our region about the impact [...]

By |2020-12-20T14:05:28-06:00December 8th, 2020|Cedar Valley, Leader in Me, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Blessed Maria Assunta Pallotta Middle School Feature

Leadership Series Recap – 6 Critical Practices for Leading a Team

OVERVIEW OF CONTENT The 6 Critical Practices for Leading a Team helps participants to surface current mindsets around their leadership, equip them with practical skills and tools as a leader, and sharpen their focus on how to achieve results with and through others. SESSION HIGHLIGHTS Regardless of where participants are at in their leadership [...]

By |2020-11-23T08:33:41-06:00November 20th, 2020|Cedar Valley, Leader in Me, News|Comments Off on Leadership Series Recap – 6 Critical Practices for Leading a Team

Lowell Elementary School Spotlight

We are thankful for the opportunity to work with 23 schools in the Cedar Valley region. This month's school feature is Lowell elementary school which is a part of the Waterloo School District. Each month, we have the opportunity to ask questions to schools in our region about the impact of Leader Valley and [...]

By |2020-11-20T12:04:52-06:00November 20th, 2020|Cedar Valley, Leader in Me, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Lowell Elementary School Spotlight

Social-Emotional Learning With Principal Sunni Hart, Orange Elementary in Waterloo, IA

Social and emotional learning (SEL) is the “process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions” (Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning, [...]

By |2020-10-29T09:50:14-05:00October 20th, 2020|Cedar Valley, Leader in Me, News|Comments Off on Social-Emotional Learning With Principal Sunni Hart, Orange Elementary in Waterloo, IA

Hoover Middle School Spotlight

We are thankful for the opportunity to work with 25 schools in the Cedar Valley region. This month's school feature is Hoover Middle School which is a part of the Waterloo School District. Each month, we have the opportunity to ask questions to schools in our region about the impact of Leader Valley and [...]

By |2020-10-19T22:25:58-05:00October 19th, 2020|Cedar Valley, Leader in Me, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Hoover Middle School Spotlight

Lincoln Elementary School Spotlight

We are thankful for the opportunity to work with 25 schools in the Cedar Valley region. This month's school feature is Lincoln Elementary which is a part of the Cedar Falls Community School District. Each month, we have the opportunity to ask questions to schools in our region about the impact of Leader Valley [...]

By |2020-09-17T18:02:12-05:00September 9th, 2020|Cedar Valley, Leader in Me, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Lincoln Elementary School Spotlight

Leader in Me Lighthouse Team Student Receives Award

Deacon was the overall A.C.E. student recipient from the 2019-2020 school year. Expo administrations presented him with a plaque and one hundred dollar check at his job. "Deacon Smith was presented with the 2019-2020 finalist A.C.E. award from the Waterloo Sunrise Exchange Club," shares Adam Hoogestraat, President of the Sunrise Exchange Club of Waterloo. "He is one of [...]

By |2020-09-09T20:03:11-05:00September 9th, 2020|Cedar Valley, Leader in Me, News|Comments Off on Leader in Me Lighthouse Team Student Receives Award

St. Patrick Catholic Schools – Leader in Me School Highlight

What paradigms are integral to creating a leadership culture at your school? The paradigms of leadership and potential have been critical for us. The shift from adult-to student-led activities took some time to develop though. By letting go and by nurturing and embracing students’ individual gifts, we have seen such a change in how [...]

By |2020-08-10T17:50:37-05:00August 10th, 2020|Leader in Me, News|Comments Off on St. Patrick Catholic Schools – Leader in Me School Highlight
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