(Ep. 5) Leadership in Education Influencing Every Generation with Dr. Mary Hemphill

June 21, 2016

Dr. Mary Hemphill is a dynamic, transformative leader and community builder in the K-12 Education sphere, and is the co-author of the book Educational Leaders in a Multicultural Society. Currently the principal at I. Ellis Johnson Elementary School in North Carolina, Mary also runs The Scholar Vlogger, a social media and social movement project dedicated to cultivating moldmakers through inspiration, education, and motivation.

Listen to the episode as Mary shares:

  • Find out about the work Mary is doing, and more importantly, why she’s passionate about it
  • Why Mary advocates thinking outside the crayon box
  • The challenges Mary faces in “doing public education right” in the 21st century
  • Why Mary views education as a “people business”
  • Can you name the country that has the best education system in the world? Mary shares it
  • Mary’s special plan to connect the home environment of students to the classroom teacher
  • Why “let us figure it out”, rather than “What are you going to do?” has worked for her
  • Why she lives by the mantra - create your own reality

Links and Resources:

Connect with Mary:
The Scholar Vlogger
Snapchat @scholarvlogger