Welcome to this week’s enlightening episode of “Aspire to Lead” with Lainie Rowell. Join us as Lainie shares the transformative power of journaling and her motivation to create a useful journal for educators. In this captivating conversation, she delves into her personal journey of self-discovery and reveals how journaling can fuel personal and professional growth. Explore the profound insights and practical strategies Lainie has gained through her own journaling practice, and be inspired to embark on your own reflective journey. Discover how journaling empowers educators to enhance teaching and leadership practices, find balance, and cultivate a deeper sense of purpose. Tune in to gain invaluable tools that nurture your growth as a leader and educator!
In this episode, we discuss:
- WHY we should all journal
- The wonderful Podcast she created, “Evolving Gratitude”
- And her new Book, Bold Gratitude
About Lainie Rowell:
Lainie Rowell is an educator, author, podcaster, and international consultant who specializes in working with other educators to find innovative and sustainable ways to transform teaching and learning. Her areas of expertise include online/blended learning, designing innovative learning experiences, professional learning, and community building.
During her more than 25 years in education, Lainie has taught elementary, secondary, and higher education. She also served in a district-level leadership position supporting 22,000 students and 1,200 teachers at 33 schools.
As a consultant, Lainie’s client list ranges from Fortune 100 companies like Apple and Google to school districts and independent schools. Lainie is a TEDx Speaker with more than 15 years of experience presenting at regional, national, and international conferences including Building Learning Communities (BLC) and the Leadership 3.0 Symposium.
Lainie was a contributor to the 2019 National Standards for Quality Online Teaching and on the 2014 Blended Learning Teacher Competency Framework committee.
Since 2014, Lainie has been a consultant for the Orange County Department of Education’s Institute for Leadership Development facilitating professional learning for administrators.
From 2010-2014, Lainie served as the Program Coordinator for Leading Edge Certification, a national certification program in educational technology and curriculum innovation created by an Alliance of nonprofits, universities and educational agencies. She led the creation and curation of all four certifications, Online and Blended Teacher, Administrator, Digital Educator, and Professional Learning Leader.
Lainie is honored to be an Apple Distinguished Educator, Google for Education Certified Trainer, and Google for Education Certified Innovator. She has also been recognized as Teacher of the Year and was featured in OC Family Magazine as one of 10 Teachers Making a Difference. In 2011, she was elected to CUE’s Board of Directors. During her six years on the CUE Board, she served as Secretary and Member at Large on the Executive Committee.
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- Website: http://LainieRowell.com/
- Twitter: http://twitter.com/lainierowell
- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lainierowell
- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lainierowell
- Facebook: https://facebook.com/lainierowellEDU
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