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Transformative Principal is 

Sep 25, 2022

Amelia Leighton Gamel shares her take on the real causes of educators burning out and leaving the classroom, as well as what solutions leaders need to be focused on to retain staff.  Classroom management bootcamps, teacher mentorship programs, parent involvement, and administrator support are all part of her equation to help teachers be successful and stay in the profession.  Happy teachers, happy principals!

Best way for listeners to reach out to Amelia: 

  1. text/call 517.392.1207
  2. direct email to my personal account -
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About Amelia Gamel
Amelia Leighton Gamel is a national speaker and consultant with comprehensive experience in the field of education having served as a public school teacher, published academic author, college professor and nationally recognized innovator of student success initiatives.

She is the recipient of the J. Ward Preston Outstanding Faculty Award and has devoted her career to encouraging student success and assisting educators in effectively engaging with students.

Her success is a result of her compassionate methods, interpersonal abilities, insights into the human experience and a thorough understanding of the experiences of historically excluded groups.


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