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The First-Year Principal

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


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The First-Year Principal

52 Practical Lessons to Help New Principals Thrive as Conscious Leaders

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.

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 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 


Book a Private Session

Book a private "conscious" coaching to help you work through your FYP challenges. Enjoy one-on-one support to help you quickly narrow your first-year learning gap.

* Interview preparation
* Crafting a self-care plan
* Work-life integration
* Mindset: Managing self-doubt and the imposter syndrome
* Marketing your school
* Time management and productivity
* Professional development plan
* Outlining your first six weeks (minimum two sessions)

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!  


Free FYP coaching Videos

Access an extensive collection of coaching videos to help you become a more confident, creative, and dynamic school leader! 

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Free Resources to help new school leaders thrive!

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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.