Leading Minds Webinar Series

Dr. Bryon McClure and Dr. Kelsie Reed

Leading Minds Webinar Series - 2022-2023
Virtual conversations to help live, learn, and lead in the real world

Why We Need to Unlearn Deficit Thinking
A Guide for Leaders and Educators to Shift from What's Wrong to What's Strong

Aired Live: January 18, 2023 at 3:00 PM ET

Presented by the Co-Authors of Hacking Deficit Thinking:
Byron McClure D.Ed., is a high-energy, inspirational, and highly sought-after speaker who is on a mission to shift how people think from what’s wrong to what’s strong! He is a National Certified School Psychologist, Founder of Lessons For SEL, and currently the Director of Innovation for 7 Mindsets. 

Kelsie Reed Ph.D., is a nationally certified school psychologist who works at the elementary school level in Maryland. She graduated from Loyola University Chicago with her Ph.D. in 2020 and was the recipient of two university awards for her dissertation titled, “Investigating Exclusionary Discipline: Teachers, Deficit Thinking, and Root Cause Analysis.” 

Now, more than ever, is the time to shift from what’s wrong to what’s strong.   

Led by Dr. Byron McClure and Dr. Kelsie Reed, co-authors of the book Hacking Deficit Thinking, who will:

  • Identify common ways deficit thinking shows up in your practice
  • Explain the benefits of using a strength-based approach
  • Apply strategies to begin building and understanding your strengths  

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