Lessons in Leadership
(Frank DeAngelis & Patrick Ireland)
Frank DeAngelis, the former principal of Columbine High and Patrick Ireland, Columbine High School survivor, relay their personal account surrounding the tragic shooting, revealing key lessons and takeaways for every school, community, and mental health and safety leader.
Frank DeAngelis, retired principal of Columbine High School, served as an educator for the Jeffco School District in Littleton Colorado, since 1979. Frank serves as Special Advisor to Safe and Sound Schools, consults on safety and emergency management for Jeffco, has been involved in numerous professional activities and associations, and has received multiple awards. A national-level speaker, Frank has addressed many professional and school audiences about recovery after a school-based tragedy. He has visited, consulted, and assisted communities following incidents of violence and tragedy. He was Colorado High Principal of the Year and one of three finalists for National Principal of the Year. He recently received the Jefferson Country Lifetime Achievement Award and the Gandhi, King, Ikeda Community Builders Award.