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EduCatered: Heidi Alexander

Key Points

  • Model as a leader how you create relationships. Walk across the street and meet with the community. 

  • It’s essential that students feel embraced and included and that they know how to include others. 

Heidi Alexander - ASU Preparatory Academy

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On this episode of we’re joined by Heidi Alexander, Founding Principal at .

We love getting to work alongside ASU in a number of ways and are always blown away by their incredible innovations and most of all… their incredible people. Heidi is one of those amazing individuals. Alongside her team, she keeps ASU Prep Academy at the center of their community. 

Let’s listen in as they talk about food, belonging and how to best communicate with families. 

On Student-Centered

I want the children to see themselves right in the curriculum, on the walls, all over their learning environment and I also want them to see others unlike them.

On Leadership

You have to lead with honor and respect for the community. I’m not on top or in front or above — I’m among.

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