Judith Schechtman is a Senior Consultant and principal in Triangle Associates, St. Louis, an international consulting firm specializing in leadership and organizational management. Ms. Schechtman holds a masters degree in Social Work from Washington University, St Louis. She received her BA in psychology from Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. Formerly an adjunct professor at Washington University in the graduate school of Social Work for 15 years, she has researched and written on a broad spectrum of topics related to leadership and governance.
Ms. Schechtman works internationally in the fields of higher education and independent elementary and secondary school education. She specializes in governance, strategy, executive coaching and leadership development. She has developed assessment tools for boards and heads of school as well as professional development assessments specifically designed for independent/international school leaders. With her colleagues, she writes extensively on strategy, governance and leadership.
Ms. Schechtman is co-founder of the Leadership Program for Aspiring Heads for independent schools, the International Leadership Institute for EARCOS, as well as the ILEAD program for department chairs at the University of Virginia. She has been part of the original faculty for the Women in Leadership program of NCAIS. Her interest in women’s roles in leadership has led to speaking engagements on this topic with groups as diverse as college sororities to national conferences.
Ms Schechtman, who is a trustee at an independent elementary school in her home town, lives in St. Louis with her husband, Richard. Their daughter lives and works in Washington, DC.
Ms. Schechtman may be reached via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org