A School Leadership Approach to Connecting with Every Student

Tools to Help School Leadership Teams

In this webinar, our panel demonstrates strategies from WhyTry’s new Transformational Leader Administrators Toolkit, designed to help school leadership teams to create a shift in perspective with teachers and staff toward building relationships that motivate and inspire. This toolkit can be a great resource for school improvement plans, faculty meetings, professional development, PLCs, and building capacity for creating a more caring culture in schools.


Cory Anderson

Cory Anderson

Cory has spent nearly two decades as an educator, beginning as a teacher and then as an administrator. He has been an assistant principal at a middle school and has served as a principal of two different elementary schools. Cory pioneered and started one of two public STEM programs in the state of Utah and helped consult with the state office of education on creating STEM standards for schools that would eventually be adopted by the STEM action center. Also during his tenure as an elementary school as principal, Cory oversaw behavioral units and lead his school in implementing social and emotional programs and STEM activities. In 2019, Cory joined the WhyTry team as a trainer and director of curriculum development after using its social and emotional tools for close to ten years in his administrative duties.

Jason Johnson 

Jason is a licensed school psychologist and has published research on resilience and student performance.  Jason is a passionate advocate for disadvantaged students and currently consults and trains educators across the nation as the director of training and research for the WhyTry organization. Jason is a thought leader on resilience education and has spoken at hundreds of conferences around the country. He has led successful implementations of all WhyTry programs and has pioneered trainings for clients in healthcare, corporate, and the US Military.

Join us as we bridge the gap between alternative and mainstream education, bringing forward solutions and strategies that address some of the most pressing challenges in today’s educational landscape. Your voice and engagement are key to our collective success. See you at the webinar!

Hans Magleby

Hans Magleby

Hans Magleby is the founder of WhyTry and creator of the WhyTry Program with Christian Moore. Hans is a former teacher and has over 20 years of experience as a trainer and education consultant specializing in student engagement and social-emotional education. Hans frequently speaks to audiences of educators, administrators, counselors, and mental health professionals across the US. Hans has a diverse background in technology, product development, and instructional design. Hans is a former art director for a video game company and a technology entrepreneur. He has a passion for using technology to teach and engage youth and has been dedicated to the growth and mission of WhyTry, developing practical tools to teach resilience and motivate youth.

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