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Striving for Ownership: Featuring Andrew Marotta

Striving for Ownership

Striving for Ownership: Featuring Andrew Marotta

Want to know how to get ownership from your staff? Andrew Marotta and I discuss striving for ownership in initiatives, how we don’t need to be a salesman, leading beyond a title, giving a 100% at all times, and details on a book giveaway!

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Andrew Marotta

Andrew Marotta is an energetic and enthusiastic school leader who has put his positive imprint on his beloved school, Port Jervis HS, in Port Jervis, NY.  With the release of his first book, THE PRINCIPAL: Surviving & Thriving. 125 Points of Wisdom, Practical Tips, and Relatable Stories for all School Principals, Andrew is looking to expand his impact to others. He is a loving husband to his wife Jennifer, and supportive father to his three young children Claire, Matthew, and Tessa.  He has been the leader at Port Jervis for thirteen years serving as Assistant Principal for seven years and now Principal for the last six. Andrew has led the transformation of PJHS helping raise the graduation rate from the low 60 percent to the mid to upper 80 percent. There is a positive change of mindset among staff and students directly related to Mr. Marotta’s leadership in and around the school. He IS his logo: energy, enthusiasm, extra effort, striving for excellence all with heart! In addition to being a high school principal and author, Andrew is a leadership professor, and podcaster. 

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About the author, Joshua

Joshua Stamper is a middle school Assistant Principal for a North Texas School District, where he's had the amazing opportunity to work at four campuses, two districts, and with hundreds of students, teachers, and administrators. Prior to Joshua's current position, he was a classroom educator and athletic coach for 6 years working with students in grades 6-8.

In addition to his administrative position, Joshua is a podcaster, blogger, leadership coach and education presenter.

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