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Mindfulness First

A Nine-Week Leadership Plan for Supporting Yourself and Your School

There’s no shortage of stressful challenges in a school leader’s day, but mindfulness offers a toolkit you can utilize anywhere. Author Jeanie M. Iberlin connects specifically with leaders as she first explores what mindfulness is and practical ways to incorporate it into your daily life. She then guides you in using this tool in daily interactions with others for more effective leadership.

  • Utilize a nine-week mindfulness implementation plan to promote educator wellness.
  • Understand the core concepts of mindfulness and how they apply to leadership practices.
  • Practice research-based techniques of meditation, breathing, and self-compassion.
  • Access exercises, activities, and strategies to incorporate mindfulness into daily life and build mindfulness in the workplace.
  • Learn how to commit to mindfulness in both your personal and professional lives.
  • Strengthen your relationships with others in your school.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Understanding the What and Why of Mindful School Leadership
Chapter 2: Beginning Within
Chapter 3: Reaching Out
Chapter 4: Enacting the Nine-Week Mindfulness Implementation Plan


Chapter 2



  • Iberlin, J. M. (with Ruyle, M.). (2017). Cultivating mindfulness in the classroom. Bloomington, IN: Marzano Resources.
  • Marzano, R. J., & Marzano, J. S. (2015). Managing the inner world of teaching: Emotions, interpretations, and actions. Bloomington, IN: Marzano Resources.
  • Marzano, R. J., & Waters, T. (2009). District leadership that works: Striking the right balance. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.


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