Professional Experience

Professional Experience

Educational Leader and Professional Coach

My experience as a parent, teacher, administrator, speaker, and certified coach helps me connect with and support individuals and teams to identify the most important issues they are facing and gain greater success and fulfillment.

As an educational leader serving in public school systems for over forty years, I have worked with teachers and administrators across the United States to provide leadership strategies with a focus on instruction, special education and supports for school improvement.
During the mid-2000’s, I was an adjunct instructor at Sage Colleges and the State University at Plattsburgh of New York with a focus on educational psychology and educational leadership.

Retiring as a college instructor and school administrator and I continue to provide educational leadership consultation and coaching to schools engaged in school improvement training to support greater performance and results for teachers and students.

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Professional Coach

Since 2009, I have been partnering with individuals who want to make changes in their lives that will give them greater confidence, freedom and fulfillment.

The focus of my coaching practice is to promote your health and wellness, improve relationships at home and at work, and for you to have the time, money and freedom to live a life you love.

Certifications

Life Mastery Institute Training for Transformational Coaching and Certification (2017)

Outside Educational Expert (OEE) NYS State Education Department Certification (2016/7)

International Coach Academy Certification in Professional Coaching (2009)

Awards

Longstanding Leadership Award (2018) STRIDE

Capital District Association of Women, Administrator of the Year 2002

Administrators, Conflict Mediation Trainer, Albany Dispute Mediation Center (1993)

Certified Covey Trainer, Capital Region BOCES, Albany, New York (1996)

Memberships

International Coach Federation

ASCD

New York State Association for Women in Administration

School Leadership Consultant | 25+ New York State School Districts

In this capacity, I have worked in 25 school districts providing school improvement, team building, district and school leadership consultation and coaching. My doctorate in Educational Leadership offered the underpinnings of organizational change and strategies for supporting school leaders to excel in achieving to meet higher results and performance.

My work empowers administrators and teachers to develop skill-sets to focus on improving student achievement. This involves facilitating and supporting schools in creating, assessing and promoting a culture conducive to teaching and learning and the social emotional development of learners.

Additionally, I support schools with Co-Teaching training and conduct Special Education Reviews/Audits.

These services are offered via my company Lead Consulting & Coaching, LLC., as well as with PLC Associates, Inc. based in New York and Florida.

Doctoral Executive Coach | Sage Colleges

I have served as an Executive Coach in the Educational Leadership Doctoral Program since 2010. Each candidate receives a coach to receive support during their program of study.

My role is confidential and to work in partnership with the participant providing support, serve as a reflective listener offering strategies for balancing the wide range of responsibilities of educational leader positions, doctoral program classes and home and family.

These include but are not limited to, time management, health and wellness strategies and navigating on the job responsibilities.

Adjunct Instructor | Sage Colleges & SUNY Plattsburgh

During the mid-2000’s, I was an adjunct instructor teaching Masters’ level student’s educational leadership and psychology at Sage Colleges in Troy and SUNY Plattsburgh.

In this capacity, I have worked in 25 school districts providing school improvement, team building, district and school leadership consultation and coaching. My doctorate in Educational Leadership offered the underpinnings of organizational change and strategies for supporting school leaders to excel in achieving to meet higher results and performance.

My work empowers administrators and teachers to develop skill-sets to focus on improving student achievement. This involves facilitating and supporting schools in creating, assessing and promoting a culture conducive to teaching and learning and the social emotional development of learners.

Additionally, I support schools with Co-Teaching training and conduct Special Education Reviews/Audits.

These services are offered via my company Lead Consulting & Coaching, LLC., as well as with PLC Associates, Inc. based in New York and Florida.

I have served as an Executive Coach in the Educational Leadership Doctoral Program since 2010. Each candidate receives a coach to receive support during their program of study.

My role is confidential and to work in partnership with the participant providing support, serve as a reflective listener offering strategies for balancing the wide range of responsibilities of educational leader positions, doctoral program classes and home and family.

These include but are not limited to, time management, health and wellness strategies and navigating on the job responsibilities.

I have served as an Executive Coach in the Educational Leadership Doctoral Program since 2010. Each candidate receives a coach to receive support during their program of study.

My role is confidential and to work in partnership with the participant providing support, serve as a reflective listener offering strategies for balancing the wide range of responsibilities of educational leader positions, doctoral program classes and home and family.

These include but are not limited to, time management, health and wellness strategies and navigating on the job responsibilities.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Education
Fitchburgh State College

Master of Science in Educational Administration
State University of New York

Doctorate in Educational Administration
NOVA Southeastern University

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