Author Archives: authoraliceiorio

About authoraliceiorio

A nationally known educator, with over 20 years of teaching experience (preschool- college) is President and founder of Champion Parenting, Inc., a nonprofit.

Leaders are Learners

Leaders understand that the mind is the most important tool, and one must take the time to sharpen it constantly. Therefore, leaders are constantly in training as Howard Hendricks puts it, “if you stop learning today, you stop leading tomorrow.” … Continue reading

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Help for the Back 2 School Blues

Yes, school is right around the corner. Seeing all the back 2 school sales going on I wonder how much is invested in the child’s mental preparation? To help parents prepare for the new school year, I have included the … Continue reading

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Encouraging growth in children during the summer!

I find that children who are most eager to participate in summer activities are the ones who are excited about learning and who have an outgoing personality. I also believe that one’s environment plays an important role in fostering a … Continue reading

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Leadership and Learning

John Fitzgerald Kennedy once said, “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” As an educator, I have found that students who are most successful learn to develop teamwork and time management skills, along with strong discipline. It is therefore … Continue reading

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Leadership!

The only way to better understand leadership, is to become one! Back 2 School, “Women’s Leadership Challenge” will take place on August 4th-6th, at Valencia College. High School counselors from Osceola School District have selected and invited women in grades … Continue reading

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Focus Friday: Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History month. This year’s theme involves the 3-C’s: Character, Courage, and Commitment. We can look back at our rich history of women’s contributions and agree that women have accomplished much. However, we cannot stop here. We need … Continue reading

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Unstoppable!

This Super Bowl reminded me in some ways of the story of David and Goliath. You have Russell Wilson at 5’ 11”, and only his second year in the NFL And on other side, you have Peyton Manning, 6’ 5”, … Continue reading

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