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Covey’s Keynote Challenges School Leaders to Trust and Inspire, Not Command and Control

Stephen M.R. Covey speech

The future of education in today’s fast-changing world requires leaders who trust and inspire, not command and control. This, said Stephen M.R. Covey, in his keynote address at the 2nd General Session of the 2023 AASA national conference, represents “a profound paradigm shift” that makes inspiring “the new competitive advantage.” Seismic changes in society include […]

Daggett Re-envisions Learning for the Whole Child in an AASA Keynote Address

At the fastest-improving schools, educators’ mindset changed from fast-forward thinking to future-focused thinking, according to Bill Daggett, the keynote speaker at Friday’s 2nd General Session. Daggett, founder and chair of the International Center for Leadership in Education, supports this assertion with research findings of three studies that looked at individual school performance, the practices of […]