This workshop describes the evolvement of a strengths-based personalized learning and MTSS model developed by the Galt Joint Union Elementary School District. Session participants will each receive the GALLUP publication, Strengths-based Leadership, with a unique access code for assessing top five strengths. The workshop includes planning time with GJUESD staff to consider local implementation steps.

CASP Members: $93.00
Non-Members: $123.00

Strand: D, Topic: 1, Level I

Dr. Karen Schauer serves as superintendent for Galt Joint Union Elementary School District. Through capacity building, teamwork and partnerships, she leads strengths-based education efforts. In 2012, GJUESD was selected as one of sixteen United States districts for a Race To The Top grant with 2018 California Exemplary District recognition. Dr. Schauer is the Convention Keynote Speaker.Dr.

Kuljeet Nijjar serves as assistant principal at Marengo Ranch Elementary. Nijjar joined Galt Joint Union Elementary School District as a school psychologist from 2002-2010 at which time she transitioned to program specialist. Previously, she served two years with the Vacaville Unified School District as Special Education Coordinator.

Jennifer Collier serves as extended learning supervisor for Galt Joint Union Elementary School District. Collier supports implementation of the Galt Bright Futures initiative to support every leaner’s strengths and individual learning needs. She is a GALLUP Certified Strengths Coach and Youth Development Institute Trainer.

Lois Yount serves as principal on special assignment for Galt Joint Union Elementary School District. Previously, she served as teacher, assistant principal and principal. Yount believes in the power of professional learning and meaningful evaluation. She holds a Master of Science in Law from McGeorge Law School.