A dynamic educator, author and business owner, Dr. Shira Leibowitz is founder and CEO of both Revabilities™ and Discovery Village. Revabilities™ is a Professional Learning Center helping educators start or grow and transform purpose-driven schools and educational businesses. Discovery Village is a premier project and play based childcare center and preschool located in Tarrytown, New York.
Shira holds a Ph.D in Education and is an experienced school leader who served for 20 years as a principal of nursery through eighth grade independent schools in the greater New York City area. She is a faculty member in the doctoral program of education at Northeastern University. She is co-author of The Coach Approach To School Leadership: Leading Teachers to Higher Levels of Effectiveness. Her upcoming book, to be released in July, 2022, is titled Havens of Hope: Ideas for Redesigning Education from the COVID-19 Pandemic. Havens of Hope shares the experiences of educators who not only led through pandemic, but dramatically improved the quality of their schools and innovative educational programs in the process. Shira has translated their achievements into a framework for success, supporting educational leaders to design and execute their powerful visions for learning and stand out by what they stand for, making a huge impact for their students and even for the broader field of education.