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ASCD's Emerging Leaders
Each year, ASCD selects a group of educators as Emerging Leaders. I’m honored to have been chosen as a member of the class of 2012.
The Emerging Leaders…
Have been in the profession approximately 5–15 years;
Demonstrate a passion for teaching, learning, and leadership;
Have not previously been involved with ASCD in a leadership capacity;
Collectively exhibit a broad range of diversity in position, location, cultural background, and perspective;
Hold promise as leaders; and
Are committed to ASCD’s beliefs and to pursuing leadership opportunities.
For me, I get to connect with up-and-coming leaders in the field over the next two years, share best practices, learn, and grow. This starts with the Leader to Leader Conference they send me to in July. I may also be paired up with a with a coach or mentor to create and implement a learning and leadership action plan for my two year commitment.