Rebecca Dedmond & Penny Paine: Freshman Transition Leadership Institute
Rebecca Dedmond and Penny Paine
Penelope (Penny) Paine, trainer, consultant, author, and former Gender Equity specialist for the State of California, is sought after as a speaker because of her experience with comprehensive guidance programs, nontraditional occupations, and special populations.
Armed with British charm and an all-American "can do" spirit, Penny
has trained or consulted in nearly every state in the union.
past contracts include: California Department of Education
, California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office, Girls Incorporated
, TIAA CREF
, the National Alliance for Partnerships
in Equity, and the national Business and Professional Woman USA.
A graduate of the University of London, she
has created educational publications and programs and authored twelve children's picture books.
In addition to many state educational publications for California, she
co-authored The Project Planning Guide for Implementing a Freshman Transition Initiative, which is used in Freshman Transition Leadership Institutes
brings a national perspective.
In addition to her
work with the national office of Girls Incorporated
was instrumental in developing and facilitating the national "Women Helping Girls with Choices" program with Business and Professional Women USA.
expertise on gender-related topics and practical experience in collaborative partnerships with community-based organizations brings an added dimension to her
is particularly adept at guiding schools in the change process.
has worked with teachers of all disciplines and with schools in the process of integrating or restructuring curriculum.