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NEW! Celebratory Leadership: Leading Organizational Culture

Designing the culture of any organization is a top priority for leaders. Sharing your vision, beliefs, and successes with those inside and outside of your organization is critical to overall success. Celebratory leadership is based on the premise that when you celebrate what’s right, you find a way to fix what’s wrong. Highly effective personal and organizational performance indicators highlight ways to intentionally approach a positive, innovative, and customizable framework suitable for any group. This training is for the visionaries and progressive leaders who will introduce celebratory leadership to their organizations. Discover the impact you can have, and leave with tools and techniques to initiate the practice of celebratory leadership. This course is a masterful blending of Generative Leadership principles by Karl Klimek and colleagues, along with the powerful messaging of National Geographic photographer, Dewitt Jones,
Karl Klimek is a creative and accomplished education leader who brings positive energy to everyone one he experiences. Most recently, he served as the Executive Director of the Square One Education Network, a nonprofit operational foundation that incorporates brain/mind learning theory and practices in schools, with special focus on innovative science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) projects ( As the lead author of Generative Leadership: Shaping New Futures for Today’s Schools (2008, Corwin Press) and co-author of 12 Brain/Mind Learning Principles in Action (3rd Edition 2015, Corwin Press) he offers leadership coaching and presentations to schools and companies throughout the country. His school administrative experience includes service as an elementary principal and as assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction. Karl is President of 2 Perspectives: Learning Through Leadership ( and has worked extensively in career and technology education developing state and federal programs. His latest initiatives include the development of Celebratory Leadership, in conjunction with National Geographic photographer, Dewitt Jones, and The Arts in Engineering, a K-5 STEM teacher-training initiative. Karl received his undergraduate degree in education from Central Washington University and his master’s in educational leadership from Eastern Michigan University. He lives in Kalkaska, Michigan with his wife Barbara.

NEW! Celebratory Leadership: Leading Organizational Culture
  • Times:  9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • March 10, 2017 to March 10, 2017
  • Kendall College of Art & Design
  • $299 - $349