KEYNOTES AND WORKSHOPS

VIRTUALLY

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"It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change." The pandemic has drastically changed the way we live our lives and how we communicate. Principled Pennix has adjusted to this change and offers virtual consulting and mentoring. Through the use of online platforms such as zoom Michelle is able to provide students, educators, and the community with the skills to navigate the educational system. 

IN SCHOOLS
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Knowledge is POWER isn't just a saying. 30 years actively working in education has allowed Michelle to empower both student, educators and administrators and she has no intention of stopping. Her experience over three decades in educational institutions has give Michelle insight most education advisors lack. It is this experience that allows Michelle to create programs that are grounded in proven methods for addressing the issues unique to academic settings.

Our educational institutions form our future leaders. Michelle's training programs teach educators and administrators how to create culturally responsive learning environments ensuring they know how to help the students in their care grow to their fullest potential.

IN BUSINESSES
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Implicit bias isn't just the latest buzz-phrase in corporate HR. It is a real threat to an organization's success. Worse, it destroys the ability an organization has to maximize the potential of its existing workforce to outpace and out-perform the competition.

 

This is just one of the areas of growth Prinicipled Pennix helps organizations identify and improve.

IN COMMUNITIES
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We need more strong, unified communities. Communities that understand the value and strengths of all of its residents and utilizes them for the benefit of all. This is how we stay strong and thrive, using our unique skills, perspectives and experiences to support each other.

Principled Pennix partners with community organizations to identify and understand the unique make-up of their citizens. This allows them to not only build relationships and better serve their communities, but to also be better supported by the communities they serve.

INDIVIDUAL MENTORSHIP
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Michelle works with individuals who are looking to address inequities in their professional environments creating partnerships built on trust and shared vision. Together they work to identify resources and pathways to creating change and strengthen leadership. Michelle guides partners through asking tough questions and taking small steps that have huge impact.

KEYNOTES & WORKSHOPS

 
LEADERSHIP PRESENTATIONS

Creating Leaders for Life  

How to Talk to Your Employees

Learning Intention:  Begin Communicating through Meaningful Relationships for Mutual Benefit (How to build a rapport and talk to your employees with greater ease.)


At the conclusion of our experience clients will be able to:

  1. Prepare for every difficult conversation

  2. Utilize tools to establish dialog

  3. Objectively assess every meeting based on pre-set criteria

Good vs. Great Leadership

Learning Intention:  Conflict Resolution and Problem-Solving (How to distinguish between being a peacekeeper or a peacemaker?)

At the conclusion of our experience clients will be able to:

  1. Analyze their ability to gather the truth.

  2. Develop their team to accomplish the work.

  3. Monitor for results.

Learning Intention:  Commence Lifelong Leadership Development (How to lead for a lifetime not just a moment)


At the conclusion of our experience clients will be able to:

  1. Express the most important virtue as a leader.

  2. Accept the deepest emotion of effective leadership.

  3. Measure every living experience through a leader’s lens.

EQUITY PRESENTATIONS

Stop Suspending Kids

Moving from What's Wrong with You to What Happened to You

Learning Intention:  Understanding the School to Prison Pipeline (How to stop suspending kids and setting them up for failure.)

At the conclusion of our experience partners will be able to:

  1.  Move from asking the wrong question after the incident.

  2. Implement the first action step today.

  3. Integrate the next nine steps after leaving.

Making a Place Where Black Kids Belong Too

Learning Intention:  Learn how to create culture and climate in your school (How to make school a place where Black children belong too)


At the conclusion of our experience partners will be able to:

  1. Design spaces of acceptance and appreciation.

  2. Connect with every child.

  3. Prioritize student voice.

Creating a Business Culture Where Diversity is the Norm

Learning Intention:  Learn how to create a workplace culture where diversity is a given not an exception.


At the conclusion of our experience partners will be able to:

  1. Reimagine spaces for diversity appreciation.

  2. Connect with every employee.

  3. Prioritize everyone’s voice.

How Do We Start Talking About the Black Kids?

Learning Intention: Addressing Racial Anxiety (How to start talking about and with the Black kids)


At the conclusion of our experience partners will be able to:

  1. Describe people other than themselves.

  2. Appraise your level of fairness.

  3. Formulate a plan for feedback.

How Do We Start Talking About the Black Kids?

Objective: Address Racial Anxiety & Difference-based conversations in the workplace (How to have the necessary conversations around race and inclusion in the workplace.

 

At the conclusion of our experience partners will be able to:

  1. Describe people other than themselves

  2. Appraise your level of fairness

  3. Formulate a plan for feedback

 
INNOVATION PRESENTATIONS

ABC's of Educational Injustice

Learning Intention:  ABCs of Educational Injustice (The 3 things that can actually improve public education)


At the conclusion of our experience partners will be able to:

  1. How do we measure student potential?

  2. Why do we need to keep ALL of them in school?

  3. What do we do with the Common Core?

Student-Led Professional Learning Communities

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Learning Intention:  Student Work Analysis (Student-Led Professional Learning Communities)


At the conclusion of our experience partners will be able to:

  1. Examine a protocol for the process.

  2. Create an environment of vulnerability.

  3. Prepare for change.

Relationship Can Get Anything Done

Learning Intention:  Begin building community to close the digital divide (How to have digitally agile communities) 


At the conclusion of our experience partners will be able to:

  1. Assess, don’t assume what they have and can do

  2. Invest in the need

  3. Mobilize for each generation of learner