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Our Participants


"The colleagues I met during Library Leadership in a Digital Age from across the country and around the world were truly inspiring. I gained a renewed sense of community and purpose, and an understanding that now is a more important time than ever to be a librarian!"
Jessica Garman, Head Librarian, Crystal Springs Uplands School
Library Leadership in a Digital Age 2017 participant

Mark McCoy

"I cannot imagine a more powerful way to prepare for a presidency than the Harvard Seminar for New Presidents. As institutional leaders, time is always our most valuable resource. The seminar provides considerable wisdom and practical insight to make every moment of presidential life count."
Mark McCoy, President, DePauw University
Harvard Seminar for New Presidents 2016 participant

William Collins


"Mindfulness for Educators introduces personal practices that can have lifetime impact."
William Collins, Coordinator of Educational Leadership; Assistant Professor of Education, Saint Lawrence University
Mindfulness for Educators 2016 participant

Marcia Millet

"Women in Education Leadership was, by far, the best leadership training I have received in my career. The program affords an opportunity to network, learn, and self-reflect among extraordinary women who have made transformational contributions to education and society. Attending the program has changed me forever."
Marcia Millet, Former Associate Dean, Division of Professional Education; Director of Teacher Education; Associate Professor, Stillman College
Women in Education Leadership 2016 participant

Mark McCord

"The program will challenge you, stretch your understanding, and leave you better equipped to lead."
Mark McCord, Principal, Stockdick Jr. High
Leadership: An Evolving Vision 2016 participant


Angelica Hannan

"Including Ourselves in the Change Equation was like no other program I have ever taken. From the moment it began, I knew it would change my perspective, thinking, metacognitive skills, and approach to important areas in my life. And I was right."
Angelica Hannan, Head of Learning Enhancement, Monte Sant’ Angelo Mercy College
Including Ourselves in the Change Equation 2016 participant


Tim Richards

"As a result of participation in Project Zero Classroom, our students' experience in the classroom has been transformed; classes are more engaging, more active, and more student-centered than ever."
Tim Richards, Head of School, Pomfret School
Project Zero Classroom 2016


Kathleen E. O'Connor

"Using a lens that creates an educational culture embracing racial equity, I can now help establish greater sensitivity in hiring practices, mentoring programs, and contract negotiations."
Dr. Kathleen E. O'Connor, Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources, Kankakee School District 111
Race, Equity, and Leadership in Schools 2017 participant


"MDP changed the way I think about leadership. The program broadens your horizons and makes you consider the larger purpose behind your job. I’m not prone to hyperbole, but MDP was a life-changing experience."
Hari Rajagopalan, Dean, School of Business, Francis Marion University
MDP 2015 participant

Data Wise

"In a word, transformational!"
Rick Trujillo, Principal, James Monroe Elementary School
Data Wise participant

Mark Logan

"With a dynamic and rigorous curriculum that integrates diverse and global perspectives to systems leadership, the program challenges leaders’ norms and assumptions to create meaningful and sustained improvement in their educational environment."
Dr. Mark F. Logan, Executive Director/Superintendent, Foxborough Regional Charter School
Leading Learning: A CAEL Module participant

Kevin McDonald

"IEM is one of the best investments you can make. Expanding your professional network alone is worth the cost, but the program also enables you to see new intersections between larger higher education issues and the specifics of your job. You will be able to chart a new institutional course as a newly equipped change agent. Take the plunge. I promise you won’t regret it!"
Kevin McDonald, Chief Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Officer, University of Missouri System
IEM 2015 participant