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Kenneth Salim on Seizing Opportunities to Lead

By Learning Forward
December 2012
Vol. 33 No. 6
Seize Opportunities to Lead and Serve, and Create Opportunities for Others to do so, too As I come to the end of my term as president of Learning Forward, I have been reflecting on how Learning Forward has influenced my professional growth as an educator and as a leader. When I was nominated to run for Learning Forward’s board of trustees, I was honored to be considered for such a significant position in an organization that has continually challenged and developed my thinking and practice as an educator and growing leader. As a trustee and as president, I have contributed to the development of Learning Forward’s strategic plan, supported innovative partnerships that expand our international reach, and advocated for effective professional learning with local, state, and

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Kenneth Salim

Kenneth Salim is president of Learning Forward’s board of trustees.


Johnson, S.M. & the Project on the Next Generation of Teachers. (2004). Finders and keepers: Helping new teachers survive and thrive in our schools (1st ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

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