Courageous, Conscious & Connected Leaders™

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SELf-Transformation for School Transformation™

I am on
Mission
to Heal
Our Schools

About Tovi

Visionary Educator

Tovi C. Scruggs-Hussein is a visionary educator, author, and award-winning urban high school principal with over 25 years of emotional intelligence training.  She cultivates courageous, connected, and conscious leaders and service-organizations internationally who recognize their calling to BE more. She believes that in order to successfully transform schools, organizations, and the cultures we lead, we must first successfully transform ourselves.  

She is in service to our youth by being an expert leader in equity/racial healing, trauma-informed schools, social-emotional learning, and emotional intelligence development for educators. Tovi is currently the National Board President of Coalition of Schools Educating Mindfully (COSEM). She is a Dare to Lead™ certified instructor and teaches workshops to leaders and educators with key messages of vulnerability, clarity of value, trust and the ability to get back up when we experience setbacks and failures.

In addition, she authored Be A Parent Champion, a book focused on culturally-responsive family engagement that serves to support parents on how to better partner with schools by what she terms “educational parenting.”

 

Goddess at Work

Deemed “Goddess-at-Work,” Tovi’s transformative, interactive workshops uniquely combine healing modalities of inside-out work, mindfulness, equity, leadership principles, SEL (social-emotional learning), and embracing one’s unique purpose to co-create and reveal what she terms “professional spirituality” – the vision, skills, practices

that enhance your work and leadership.  Her programs have culminated into her signature work of “Integral Self-Mastery™.”

 

Successful Educational Leadership Training &

 

Transformation Work

 

Intuitively, Tovi knew that the key to leadership success was self-awareness and personal growth and development - and not what she could traditionally find being offered as professional development by our public educational system.  Using this deep knowingness, Tovi earned her Certified Integral Coach designation by New Ventures West. Using the methodology of integral coaching in her professional work focusing on leadership and lifestyle strategies results in the deep transformation of mindsets and ways-of-being to positively impact our work with the adults and children we serve.

Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute

 

Additionally, Tovi certified with Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute. Globally, there are only a few SIY Certified Teachers with a focus on educational settings with this rare expertise that Tovi shares with others. Tovi is dedicated to bringing emotionally intelligent, mindful leadership to the leaders in our classrooms, schools, and service organizations all over the world as her next body of educational leadership.

Improving Educational Outcomes & Leading the Way

 

Before returning to full-time entrepreneurship, Tovi was California’s Regional Executive Director at Partners in School Innovation, where she led regional teams to improve educational outcomes in the nation’s lowest-performing schools. Further, Tovi served as ACSA’s State Equity Region 6 Representative and the co-founding director of the ACSA Equity Leaders Academy.  Tovi is a co-founding teacher of the course, “Trauma-informed Leadership with an Equity Lens,” at Mills College’s School of Education, where she uses an integral approach of inside-out work and research-based best-practices of adult learning to develop emotionally intelligent and SEL-influenced educators with strong leadership capacity to ensure that we educate the whole child as well as support educators to live lives with greater peace, ease, and resilience.

Award Winning Urban High School Principal

Tovi co-founded an independent Black school with 100% college-going rates and then took those practices to scale to become an award-winning urban high school principal who led a complete school transformation with scalable, replicable strategies.  She received awards from community organizations and ASCA for her work with high school students.

Tovi enjoys living in Oakland, CA with her husband, forest-bathing in the Redwoods, road-tripping the coastlines, inviting deep-silence and even deeper conversations, and walking in her purpose world-wide.

TOVI'S
CERTIFICATIONS
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CLIENTS AND ORGANIZATIONS SERVED

100 Black Men of the Bay Area

African-American Regional Educational Alliance

Alameda USD

Association of CA School Administrators

Berkeley USD

Black Infant Health, SF Public Health Dept.

Brentwood Union School District

CA Department of Justice

California Gear Up!

CA School Board

Association

Castro Valley USD

Coalition of Schools Educating Mindfully

D.R. Roberts Events Women’s Retreats

 

Elk Grove USD

Graduate Lab

Pleasanton USD

 

Hollyhock Teachers Program, Stanford University

La Clinica

L.I.F.E Courses, Inc.

New College, San Francisco

 

Oakland USD

Principal Leadership Institute, UC Berkeley

Manteca USD

New Ventures West 

Mills College

Milpitas USD

Raising a Reader

Redwood City Government

San Diego USD

San Lorenzo USD

San Luis Coastal USD

 

Solano County Office
of Education

Sonoma USD

The University of British Colombia, Vancouver Canada

Tracy USD

Travis USD

UC Davis

Victorville USD

Villa Lindo Equity

 

Wellness Center

PARTNER
ORGANIZATIONS

COSEM

 

TrUTH Educational Consulting

 

EI Collaborative

 

Dare to Lead

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Tovi's Mission

Tovi is on a mission to heal schools. Tovi is an educational services facilitator that provides leadership development through emotional intelligence competencies, racial healing, trauma-responsiveness, SEL (Social Emotional Learning), and family engagement to leaders and teachers.

Tovi's Vision

Mindfully and lovingly, Tovi empowers courageous, connected, and conscious leaders and service-organizations to break patterns of ineffective leadership and BE more.

I have dedicated my life to serving and nurturing
others to create their best lives – from teaching to coaching to leading.

-Tovi Scruggs-Hussein

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