Leading with Spirit

Supporting individuals and groups in developing capacities 

to create and sustain collaborative social forms

Supporting Waldorf school development through

individual and school training, coaching, and advising

February 2024

Dear Friends, 

We are pleased to announce the new Waldorf Board Member training just completed 2 fall sessions and  is continuing with courses planned for 2024. Its getting rave reviews. Please contact us if you might be interested. See the flyer and registration information here.  AND CHECK OUT OUR new PRICING. $150 off for new participants - was $500 now $350. $250 off for participants from schools who have already attended a course. That is up to 50% off.  

NEW! We are offering a new course, especially for those who have taken our foundations board training:  The Art of Philanthropy for Boards: Building a culture of giving in the board and school, with Valerie Colis (AWSNA board chair) and Connie Stokes. Three 90 minute sessions cost $150.

We also are pleased to announce our course for new lead administrators, the River, the Raft, and You, led by experienced colleagues Christine Scherding and Lisa Mahar, and designed especially for people new or nearly new to their schools and positions. The fall session is underway and there is still room in the spring session. See the flyer and information here. This is a limited offering for a small group (6-10 per cohort) so as to be able to help address particular situations. 

Lastly, we had a successful session of our new Facilitation and Group Decision-Making training  in January and will be offering it again this spring. See our new offering on the Board Training page. AND ALSO CHECK OUT OUR DISCOUNT PRICING $100 off for this course - was $350, now $250

We continue to be busy with our advisory, coaching, and mentoring work. We are making ourselves available for a conversation (free of charge) for anyone who could use some support. If you are interested, please email us at mhsoule@gmail.com . We would be happy to speak with you. In these times of great inner and outer disruption, we encourage you to continue your inner practices and seek others to speak with to find the insights and courage you need.

Please visit our resource center  leadtogether.org for more resources.

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Board Training

New Administrator Course 

Art of Administration 

Leading with Spirit is a continental collaboration of experienced administrators, teachers, and consultants. Our training programs, The Art of Administration, Prepared to Serve, and the River Raft and You are sponsored by Sound Circle Center for Arts and Anthroposophy in Seattle. Sound Circle is an approved teacher development institute with the Association of Waldorf Schools of N America. 

Leading with Spirit, www.leadingwithspirit.org, 206-245-0100

Current Professional Development Offerings from Leading with Spirit

Training for Board Members and Other School Leaders

Prepared to Serve:  

An essential trustees training course 

Courage and Insight 

For Board Presidents - building and leading a healthy board  

Art of Facilitation: 

Guiding meetings with soul, for board members, school leaders and anyone who leads meetings 

The Art of Administration: 

Leadership, Collaboration, and School Management  training program 

Summer intensives plus a two-year certificate program 

Registration opens Jan 1 for summer 2024

The River, the Raft and You  

a course for new or nearly new administrative leaders - new course offered in spring 2024

Check out our fall offering for new administrative leaders on how to navigate the currents in a Waldorf school. A great opportunity to meet colleagues, hear from experienced adminsitratos and explore your questions. See the program Flyer here.

The Art of Facilitation  

Leading Meetings with Soul 

Check out this special workshop on facilitation and participatory decision making.

Leading with Spirit's areas of work and Resources

Working to support individuals, groups and organizations in creating health and alignment towards fulfilling their mission

Articles, books, newsletters and a growing global community exploring social change and organizational transformation. Check out our resources at www.leadtogether.org

Prepared to Serve

Waldorf Board Training, Support and Resources

A new training and support for board members. 

For more info and to register click here