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Advancing Your Leadership Journey

Type of Class: in-person
This is a flex class, with ongoing enrollment.
Class Days: Friday,
Time:  8:30am-12:30pm

Leadership is never easy and leading through trying times creates new stressors.  In this 2nd tier of our leadership journey series, you’ll study ways to maintain personal wellness while promoting employee well-being and sustaining organizational growth. You will gain tools for staying calm and connected. This four-session series will give you the tools to promote motivation, build systems of support, transform your team and build your own resilience. (Prerequisite for this course is completion of our “Starting Your Leadership Journey” five-part series.)



Dr. Martha Dubuque has over 40 years of experience as an educator. Her extensive background in educational leadership includes over a decade of work as a principal in local schools, for which she was recognized as a National Distinguished Principal in 2010. Dr. Dubuque has been a highly respected consultant and professional development facilitator in the Northeast Kingdom since 2000.




Systems of Support
Friday, September 8, 2023 | 8:30AM-12:30PM | $100

Explore how human needs affect motivation. Gain a variety of strategies for improving engagement. Study ways that employers can support employees.


Promoting Motivation
Friday, September 29, 2023 | 8:30AM-12:30PM | $100

Study how creating a climate of respect combined with determining and reinforcing expectations can build an accountability system. Learn how motivation, support, monitoring, and follow-through work together to create systems that can lead employees forward and build organizational strength.


Transforming Teams
Friday, October 13, 2023 | 8:30AM-12:30PM | $100

Examine phases of group development. Gain strategies for increasing collaboration. Learn ways to improve communication among team members. Examine tools to evaluate team effectiveness.


Resilience For Leaders
Friday, November 3, 2023 | 8:30AM-12:30PM | $100

Study ways to keep personal wellness as well as promote others’ well-being and sustain organizational growth. Gain tools for staying calm and staying connected. Explore ways to take care of yourself while communicating empathy for employees and building systems your organization needs.



For questions or more information about this course contact Sandra Mings Lamar at (802) 748-7738 or sandra.mingslamar@stjacademy.org.


Career Field: Professional Skills
Tuition: $100/Course
Total Class Hours: 4/Course