Remembering Rochester's Day of Racial Healing
[Remarks delivered by Hank Rubin (ICL and RocLeads founder) at Rochester NY City Hall 1/22/2019 commemorating Rochester's Day of Racial Healing.]
I am honored beyond any simple “thank you” to be invited to join this train of distinguished speakers. I only have two minutes so I’m going to get right to the point.
I grew up in Rochester.
55 years ago-in 1964-I was 11 years old and curious about everything. For whatever reason, I was particularly curious about issues of race. I watched on TV that year as people were marching in Rochester and I didn’t understand what was going on. My parents didn’t really understand either. But, when I asked, my father said that if I finish my chores he’d drive me down and...more
Education's Leaders are Democracy's Midwives
On October 20, 2008, (the 149th birthday of John Dewey), as dean-in-residence at the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education and Distinguished Visiting Scholar at George Mason University, I joined with the National Education Association to co-convene approximately 35 scholars and education association executives representing teachers, principals, superintendents, teacher educators, parents, and more from the Washington DC area for a national dialogue aimed at redefining school-based leadership.
We did this because:
· leadership makes a difference,
· leadership variables are among the least-well understood forces affecting students’ learning in schools.
· effective leadership is a co-developed or collaborative process that...more
Four Benefits of 1-on-1 Leadership Coaching
Collaborative leadership is essential for achieving collective impact and creating positive change in our communities. However, becoming an effective collaborative leader is not always easy. That's where a personal development coach or leadership mentor can help. Here are four benefits of 1-on-1 leadership coaching from The Institute for Collaborative Leadership:more
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