‘’When you’re in a leadership role, recognition does not always come so easily and the thank-you message shows me that certain things I think go unnoticed are noticed.
She said the skills for which she has been praised apply to bosses in any workplace. Her No.1 tip is: ‘’Support your colleagues. If a colleague you know is having a hard time, what’s the harm in picking up a coffee for them if you’re getting one for yourself?
‘’It’s a small gesture that can have a big impact. Being thoughtful and kind through small gestures, that let your colleagues know that you’ve noticed them, can make for a better workplace regardless of where you work.’’
Principal Juan Delgado said: ‘Since I have known Ellen she has always been committed to ensuring students receive a great education and aspire to dream beyond what they thought was possible.’’