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High School Principal Patierne featured in educational publication

Article from The Sage Colleges Educational Leadership Newsletter

Dr Patierne is the principal of Ravena Coeymans Selkirk High School. Lisa was coached by Jack Canfield (author Chicken Soup for the Soul /Living the Success Principles) and graduated from Canfield Live Training in September 2018. She is now a nationally certified transformational leader, speaker, and success coach who brings this work to her school. She incorporates ‘The Success Principles’ into the lives of students and staff making them better prepared, happier and more motivated. The Success Principles teach how to increase confidence, tackle daily challenges, live with passion and purpose, and realize goals regardless of your circumstances or ambitions.

Dr Patierne is further integrating these principles with her doctoral work on school safety. She believes that safe schools are equated to successful students. By sharing this important work with her students, faculty, and staff, she is giving them the necessary tools they need to reach high levels of success and promoting the prevention piece of emergency management as it relates to school safety.

She and her faculty are partnering with the Albany County Sheriff’s Department to bring a “Senior Symposium” to RCS High School. Dr. Patierne and Retired Four Star Rear Admiral June Ryan will present a workshop on “success”. Admiral Ryan will also be hosting one of the break-out sessions in the afternoon entitled, “Leading Under Pressure.” Dr. Patierne also began the year with an orientation workshop for 9th graders that introduced freshmen to the success strategies.

Recently, Lisa was also certified as a Cultural Transformation Trainer from the Barrett Values Leadership Institute. She is a consultant to the NYS Juvenile Police Officer’s Association where she uses her doctoral work on school safety. She is training new NYS school resource officers on the School/Police relationship, incorporating leadership values and the success principles into the training. Lisa is also presenting a two-day workshop for teachers and a local police department.