This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Too many times students hear the word “no” at home and at school. Judy argues for the power of “yes”.

Dr. Judy Halbert is a co-leader of the Network of Performance Based Schools and the Aboriginal Education School Network in British Columbia, Canada. She has served as a secondary school principal, district leader and has worked provincially in school and district improvement. Currently on faculty at the University of Victoria and Vancouver Island University. Judy is committed to developing school leadership and school communities to developing school leadership and school communities focused on quality and equity.