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Tue, Oct 11



"Leading with a Growth Mindset: Strengthen Relationships, Overcome Challenges, and Cultivate a Positive School Culture"

iscover how successful leaders adapt their thought patterns to improve engagement, drive meaning, and promote a resilient and adaptive culture.

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"Leading with a Growth Mindset: Strengthen Relationships, Overcome Challenges, and Cultivate a Positive School Culture"

Time & Location

Oct 11, 2022, 4:30 PM – Oct 18, 2022, 7:30 PM



About the Event

Workshop Description:

Success in today’s educational environment requires people to be agile, adaptive, and resilient in the face of constant shifts and the uncertainty that accompanies change. Our mindset determines our ability to adapt and has a significant impact on the success of our school leaders. Together we are going to discover the transformative power your mindset can have on your leadership and the culture in your school. Learn how you can identify, integrate, and grow new healthy mindsets. Discover how successful leaders adapt their thought patterns to improve engagement, drive meaning, and promote a resilient and adaptive culture. Focus on how to create and protect a culture that will enhance your ability to build, motivate, and retain outstanding teams.

  • Understand the meaning of and science behind a growth mindset for leaders and their schools.  Explore scientific principles that set you up for greater success.
  • Identify your own mindset and be equipped to change it to achieve high-performance, productivity, and a greater sense of well-being.
  • Foster a growth mindset to help your team embrace and thrive in a quickly changing and stressful environment.
  • Implement activities that help a growth mindset behavior stick. Inspire a growth mindset culture that values adaptability, resiliency, and creativity.
  • Learn why your mindset is so important to your leadership.  Shape how your mind sees the world and where you want to grow as a leader.

Tuesday, October 11: 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Tuesday October 18: 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Biographies of Presenters:

Dr. Michele Robinson

Dr. Michele Robinson has been a school superintendent successfully leading districts in Nevada, Massachusetts, and New Jersey. She has extensive experience in engaging community partnerships, improving educational outcomes for students, and providing for student and adult social emotional foundations. Michele has engaged community partners to develop employee wellness programs that support the social emotional development of students and the wellbeing of staff caring for children and schools.

Michele presents a versatile background that encompasses both the traditional public-school environment and forward-thinking approaches to learning which include SEL, the integration of technology and 21st Century learning skills into instructional practices. She developed and co-founded a successful private school and public charter school in Las Vegas. She co-founded the Charter School Association of Nevada, a non-profit organization designed to support new and aspiring charter schools in the state. While in New Jersey, she co-founded the Bergen County Women in Educational Leadership and co-founded the Bergen County School Support Network designed to provide support, networking, and professional learning in social emotional and academic development for school districts. Michele has spoken nationally and internationally on topics related to educational innovation and reform, and leadership and wellbeing. Michele is currently the Director of Partnerships and Content Development at Mindful SEAD.

Dr. Debb Oliver

Dr. Debb Oliver is an accomplished Author, Public Speaker, Entrepreneur, and Senior executive with more 30 years of success in k-12 and higher education, international education affairs, and non-profit leadership. She has built lasting relationships as she consulted with public and private organizations throughout the United States and abroad regarding change management, leadership development, and innovative learning scenarios.

Debb is co-founder of Mindful SEAD, a non-profit organization which inspires innovative teaching and learning through mindful practices by fostering community, personalized learning and developing leadership to cultivate social-emotional academic development in students. Debb is the author of two books about her work: Leading Schools With Social Emotional Academic Development (co-edited and co-authored) and The Learning Transformation: A Guide to Blended Learning for Administrators.

Participants will earn .5 credit (7.5 hours) toward license renewal!

This workshop ALSO counts for step advancement in Clark, Washoe and most Nevada School Districts!


In CCSD, those in non-administrative licensed positions may count this workshop for license renewal AND ALSO 2.5 CUs - THOSE IN NON-ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS EARN BOTH!

(unlimited CUs in this category for those in non-administrative positions)

In CCSD, administrators and professional-technical administrators may count this workshop for license renewal OR 2.5 hours toward step-advancement - not both for administrators.

(maximum of 30 hours per advancement cycle for administrators in this category)!

Washoe County participants will be required to also register for this course in "MyPGS" in order to receive in-service credit toward salary advancement.

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