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A Blog by Katrina Wehr

This blog is a digital archive of reflections on various professional activities I’ve participated in, ranging from conferences and committees to guided PD programs through my employer. You will find thoughts on topics such as current higher education news, reviews of my latest work, teaching experiences and more.

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Leadership Philosophy Second Draft

A leadership philosophy is always evolving. Though this is my final draft for the purposes of PSEL, this document will always change as my career changes and the world I'm leading in changes. Composing and rewriting this has been a great experience in mindfulness and...

Ultimate Sign of Learning

We say in the education field that we have truly learned something when we are able to teach it to others. I had the experience of teaching something to someone else that I have only just this year begun to understand myself. Thanks to the programming in PSEL, I was...

Conversation with a Learning Leader

Over the past week, I had the opportunity to attend "Learning 2017," a conference for learning and training professionals in industry. I have never been to such a conference before, because most of my job responsibilities center on education. Since I work at the...

Leading Challenging Individuals

One area where I have experienced the most personal growth over the past year is in working with challenging individuals and situations. In my position, I have a lot of responsibility, but not a lot of authority. It is a recipe for increased anxiety! I am responsible...

Confidence Crisis

Every once in a while (typically right after our seminars) I have this crisis of confidence where I'm thinking about all the things we've learned about in PSEL, plus what I've read, observed, and learned on my own, and I take all that in with what I know about my...

Summer Leadership Reflections

Now that summer is officially over, I think it would be helpful for me to summarize some of my key takeaways from my self directed learning over the past four months. I was able to complete a lot of interviews and job shadows with different people across the...

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