Daphne Wallbridge

I help first-year and aspiring principals thrive as 
leaders by teaching them how to narrow their first-year learning gap 



Now Available!

The First-Year Principal

A practical guide designed to help new and aspiring principals thrive as conscious educational leaders


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Step Up and Step Out: A Girl’s Guide to Empowerment, Leadership, and Success offers relevant and practical professional lessons for today’s working women—whether finishing college or already pursuing a career. Inspired by 5 years of research, this book is a compellation of tried and true best practices aimed at empowering women in the workforce as they strive to live full professional and personal lives. At the end of each lesson, the reader is provided with Step Up Doables, hands-on activities to concretize each lesson. These are practical and realistic actions each woman can take to further enhance her reading experience.

Ready For Workshops?

 The First 90 Days

This workshop is based on Daphne's book

The First-Year Principal: 52 Practical Lessons to Help New Principals Thrive as Conscious Leaders

In this virtual workshop, learners will learn how to craft a personalized onboarding plan so they can effectively navigate the first three months as new school leaders 

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Join the FYP Tribe™

A monthly membership

A virtual space devoted to helping new and aspiring principals receive the ongoing coaching and support to help them narrow the first-year learning gap!   

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  • Weekly LIVE  Q&A Zoom coaching calls (recorded)

  • Online learning platform where members can access all content

  • Private Facebook Group (ideal for peer support)

  • Fun challenges

  • Mini-Workshops

  • 25% off The First-Year Principal Classroom

  • PDF Resources

  • $12 / month

What members are saying!

"The FYP Tribe is a roadmap to reaching my school leadership goals. The weekly classes are motivating and engaging- from interview prepping to interpersonal relationships, we always leave with new tools and strategies. The community has been supportive and insightful. Daphne’s conscious approach to school leadership is exactly the type of coaching new principals need to rise to this exciting challenge."

-Natasha Lessard, Aspiring Principal
"The FYP Tribe has brought out a lot of self-reflection into my leadership skills and style. I like the discussions and hearing inspiring principals share their experiences. I also appreciate seeing other people’s perspectives and solutions for certain situations. This group has also helped create a great network of leaders."

-Joelle-Renee Ethier, Aspiring Principal

access a library of online courses

Evolve and grow with a selection of on-demand courses designed to support new and aspiring principals by helping them narrow the first-year learning gap!  


weekly FYP coaching!

Access weekly coaching videos created to help you become a more confident, creative, and dynamic school leader! 

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Free Resources to help new school leaders thrive!

Learn With Daphne

Access a growing collection of training videos to help you hit the ground running as you navigate the world of educational leadership. 

See What People Are Saying

“It is very helpful to have the guidance in reflecting back on your own goals - especially from someone as supportive and open as Daphne" - Amy B.