LEADNow! Leadership Institute


Exciting LEADNow! Offerings Available for 2024-25!

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1. The LEADNow! Leadership Institute

2. LEADNow! Mentoring Program

3. LEADNow! Optimize Subscription

4. Virtual Lunch with Leaders (Coming Soon)

LEADNow! Resources

Professional Standards for Educational Leaders

LEADNow! Mentoring Rationale: Let’s Not Forget the Effect the Pandemic Has Had on Our Teachers and School Leaders

Susan Rosenthal, Director of LEADNow! Institute

Susan serves as the Director and co-facilitator of the LEADNow! Leadership Institute. She is a Certified NAESP National Principal Mentor and the creator of LEADNow's Mentoring Program and Mentorship Subscriptions.  Prior to joining the county office, Susan spent 30 years in the Catalina Foothills School District. She served 11 of those years as a school administrator at the middle and high school levels. Upon retiring, she mentored new administrators in her former district, and she spent a year coaching individuals obtaining their teaching certificates through Arizona Teachers of Tomorrow.

Deborah Bryson, Founder of LEADNow! Institute

Deborah serves as Chief Deputy Superintendent and the Director of Leadership Development for the Pima County School Superintendent’s Office.  She is the creator and facilitator of the LEADNow! Leadership Institute. Prior to joining the county office, she spent 20 years in the Vail Unified School District.  She served for 16 years as a school principal and later as a Director of the Beyond Textbooks program which supports over 100 districts statewide. Schools under her leadership earned three distinguished AEF A+ School of Excellence Awards.  In 2011, Deborah was named as the National Distinguished Principal of the Year by the National Association of Elementary School Principals.  Her career as an educator has spanned over 30 years in our community.

Contact information:

Susan Rosenthal, Director of LEADNow! Institute, Certified NAESP National Principal Mentor
520.724.8996 work | 520.603.1062 cell | susan.rosenthal@pima.gov

Deborah Bryson, Founder of LEADNow! Institute
520.724.8996 work | 520.343-0958 cell | deborah.bryson@pima.gov