Episode #35 - Accessible leadership that builds great culture – Guest Becky Latham

On this episode, we interview Becky Latham, the leadership teacher at Keithley Middle School in Washington state.

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Becky talks about how she has seen culture on her campus grow rich by being open to feedback, saying YES more, and making her leadership programs more accessible. Working at a school with a high number of students with adverse childhood experiences (ACES), Becky and her team have been very intentional to find ways of involving students early on to give them the skills and motivation they need to be great leaders.

This podcast is a great reminder of engaging students from diverse backgrounds to be part of building a great campus culture!

A little about Becky:

Becky Latham has been in education for over 20 years teaching at the junior high, high school and middle school levels. She has spent most of those years focused on teaching ELA/Humanities and Leadership while also coaching sports and serving as the Activities Director. Throughout her time in education, Becky has been nominated as the Bethel School District Teacher of the Year and was inducted into the Washington Activity Coordinator Association Hall of Fame in 2018. Becky is currently teaching leadership at Keithley Middle school in Washington state. She feels fortunate to work with a passionate staff and diverse set of students whose potential is limitless with the right support. Becky is the proud mom of a rad second grader and is a new home owner with her boyfriend.