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SEEing to Lead

Feb 28, 2022

Dr. Maribeth Edmunds is an experienced principal and central office director with a demonstrated record of excellence in public schools. She is dedicated to high academic achievement for all students in environments that encourage, respect and nurture every child, in every class on every day. Dr. Edmunds’ career spans over 40 years, having taught secondary English and Reading for 20. After earning degrees in English Education, Reading and Administration, Dr. Edmunds successfully defended her dissertation to earn a doctorate in Educational Leadership, Management and Policy from Seton Hall University.

Dr. Edmunds is skilled in curriculum development, assessment, and coaching. As a former principal and director of professional development, she mentored aspiring administrators and novice teachers. She is highly experienced in supervision of instruction, strategic planning and talent management. Dr. Edmunds is a published author of numerous articles an blogs, with a recent publication in a book entitled Things I Wish I Knew ….. Dr. Edmunds is the creator and host of #EdmundsOut video series on social media platforms. You can view her videos where she shares her musings in order to inform and entertain. 

Lastly, Dr. Edmunds volunteers on behalf of children and adults with autism. She serves on the Board of Trustees of Eden Autism Services, chairing their Committee on Aging and Medical Needs. You can follow her on Twitter @DrMBEdmunds where she connects with educators from around the world.

Key Takeaways:

  • Understanding others and their differences is a key aspect of building community.
  • Spend time working to build a relationship with your teachers.
  • Create and utilize small acts that build value.
  • Give yourself grace so you can keep showing up through mistakes.
  • Capitalize on forced changes by utilizing the tools we have been given based on what teachers need and what makes sense.
  • It's incredibly important to think about the way we know work and school.
  • Help people find their purpose in work because people deserve to be heard.


Twitter: @DrMBEdmunds

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