Mike Sanders

Mike Sanders
Speciality areas:

Inspired Leadership Coaching, Virtual and Charter Schools


Mike’s Story
Mike Sanders has been in education for over twenty-five years as a Social Studies teacher, a building principal, and school superintendent.

Mike now serves as a certified Corporate and Executive Coach through training with the Institution of Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC), recognized by the International Coaching Federation as the profession’s gold standard. Together with other ESSDACK certified iPEC coaches, Mike works with districts around the country sharing the Inspired Leadership vision.

He has a passion to work with all people and organizations to see their success come true. He leads both from his head and heart to enable the greatness of his clients. He would be very excited to join you or your organization in the journey to "Magnify Your Greatness!”

Previously, Mike has been recognized for his work by supervisors and state organizations with awards such as Conway Spring Middle School Teacher of the Year and as one of the Aspiring Principals in Kansas by the United School Administrator organization. As a member of the Argonia community and high school principal, he lead a grant writing program through Kansas Wildlife and Parks and fund raising campaign to raise the funds for a community pool. As Skyline school superintendent, he helped his district receive a Kansas Wildlife and Parks grant and private donations for a outdoor walkway, public restroom for their sports complex, and weight training center for the schools’ student and faculty. He also was part of the community group that led a fundraising campaign to build a recreation and wellness center in Pratt, Kansas.

Mike has the background and skills to facilitate the necessary conversations and actions for your district, organization, and community. Together with his professional experience and work within his local communities, Mike participated in the Kansas State University "Empowering Community Leadership” training sponsored in part by USDA Rural Development, Kansas Department of Commerce, Huck Boyd Institute, K-State Research and Extension, Center for Engagement and Community Development, and the Kansas Pride organization.