Dr. Anissa Reilly has been in education for over 30 years. For just under the last 15, she has been the principal of an elementary school in a large urban school district. Dr. Reilly received her undergraduate degree from Morgan State University in Baltimore, her Master's Degree from Bank Street College of Education, and her doctorate from The Sage Colleges of Albany. She is the President and Owner of Giant Step 6 LLC, where her primary goal and passion is to develop both national and global leaders so they can effectively lead their perspective organizations. She is the loving wife of Gordon Reilly Jr. and the mother of four amazing young people. Dr Reilly recently received proclamations from New York State Senator Jose Serrano and New York City Council Woman Vanessa Gibson for her assistance with improving the lives of the people in her community. The first book in her leadership series, “5 Buckets of Leadership: Speaking in the Moment” was released in May 2021. Additionally, she is the host of The Ask Dr. Reilly Show, which can be found on FOX SOUL weekly.
On the podcast we chatted about:
- What the pandemic has been like as a principal. The challenges she faced and the support that she received through it all.
-The unfortunate inequities her school faced due to the pandemic.
-Issues she's seeing among children since the pandemic's inception.
-Her trauma to triumph story.
- How she parented through her trauma and what she suggests you do if you are as well.
-How others can attain their triumphant story.
And so much more. You won't want to miss this!
You can find Dr. Reilly at: www.askdrreilly.com