Leaders can’t avoid adversity and challenges, but they can choose to develop coping tools to remain resilient. In this half-day workshop, school leaders will engage in thought-provoking, practical scenarios and explore a toolbox of strategies to address challenging situations in their role as a school leader. Participants will discover how the ability to unpack reactive vs. proactive actions to situations empower them to de-escalate and arrive at constructive solutions.

DATES OFFERED:  July 10, July 17, or July 24 at the Studio @Eduscape

Discussion Topics

Overcoming Thought Traps (Negative Self-Talk)

The Science of Stress

Three Imperatives of a School Leader

Upcoming Events

Lunch included at 12:00pm
Each cohort will be limited to 18 participants

July 10, 17, or 24



“Working with Dr. Murphy has been a game-changer for me personally and professionally. His unique approach to drawing out our inner capacities to tackle complex problems has empowered me to lead with confidence and creativity. His guidance is both practical and inspiring.”

“The Eduscape Leadership Development Team possesses a remarkable talent for understanding the nuanced challenges school principals face. The coaching has helped me to not only navigate these challenges but to thrive amidst them. Eduscape's ability to align his coaching with our district’s goals has made all the difference.”

“The coaching has been transformative for our leadership team. The Eduscape Facilitator's ability to tailor an approach to our district’s specific needs and initiatives has not only enhanced our administrative capabilities but also deeply aligned our work with our core mission. The insights are invaluable.”


Dr. Matthew J. Murphy

Former Superintendent of Ramsey Public Schools and Mental Wellness Coach

Dr. Murphy served as the Superintendent of the Ramsey Public Schools from 2012 until his recent retirement. Before that he served as the Chief School Administrator in the River Vale Public Schools. Prior to becoming a Superintendent, he served as the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction, Director of Elementary Education, and Principal in the Westwood Regional School District. He began his career in Wyckoff, New Jersey as a teacher, a building-based technology coordinator, and a Vice Principal. Dr. Murphy is also an adjunct professor at Ramapo College where he teaches in the Educational Leadership program which emphasizes the role a leader has in curriculum and supervision. Dr. Murphy earned his Doctorate and Professional Diploma from Fordham University. He earned a Master's of Science/Technology in Education from Long Island University and a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from the University of Rhode Island.



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