The Empowered Principal™ Podcast

Angela Kelly Robeck - Education Podcast Network

The Empowered Principal™ is designed to offer tools and strategies that no other elementary principal resource provides – exercises that strengthen your emotional fitness as an educational leader. Former teacher, principal, district administrator, and Certified Life Coach Angela Kelly Robeck discusses why elementary principals feel complete overwhelm, ways to approach the issue of time, how to build authentic relationships with staff, parents, students, and district officials, and how to enjoy your job and life overall. Together, we tackle the toughest aspects of being a principal by learning how to manage your thinking so that you can handle whatever comes your way. Listeners can download a free workbook from my website at

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248. Navigating Parent Guilt as a School Leader with Rebecca Olson

This week, I’m speaking to the life coach for working moms, Rebecca Olson. Rebecca specifically works with women who love working and describe themselves as career-driven women, and as a school leader, I know you’re passionate about excelling in education as well as in your role as a parent. Both

247. Focusing on Health for School Leaders with Paige Bowman

Like so many principals, I experienced overwhelm, stress, and confusion, and this led to me putting on weight during my time as a school leader. I know this is the case for many people in high-pressure situations, so I invited weight loss coach Paige Bowman onto the show to talk

Ep #244: Why You Have an Office

If you’re looking high and low for nooks and crannies around campus so you can be productive for half an hour, listen in. You might have been told you should be out on campus, in classrooms, or on yard duty, and shouldn’t just be a principal sitting in their office.

Ep #243: Asking Your District for PD Funding

It’s common for teachers to think that professional development training is something they have to endure as part of returning for a new school year. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Tune in this week to get clear on how your thoughts about professional development are impacting your

Bonus: Starting the Year Not Fully Staffed

Join me this week as I offer my insights on starting the year not fully staffed. You’ll discover how to maintain perspective and see that this challenge is just one chapter of the entire school year, the importance of not diminishing how you feel right now, and my favorite thoughts

Ep #242: The Power of Celebration with 4 of My Incredible Clients

Tune in this week to hear from four of my clients as we discuss their accomplishments and how they’ve acknowledged and celebrated all the effort they’ve put in along the way. They’re sharing how their personal lives have improved since we started working together, and how to stop making your

Ep #241: Setting Up Your Instructional Coach for Success

Discover what instructional coaching is, why it works, and how you can set up your instructional coach for success. I’m discussing how to show your teachers that the instructional coach is there for everyone’s benefit, your staff, your students, as well as you as the school leader, and how to

Ep #240: The Value of Trust

Having trust in your teachers is so important, and them trusting you is vital in creating the best environment for your students. Trust is an essential muscle that you as the leader of your school need to build up. Believe me, when you do the work I’m sharing in this