Mike Beebe and his company Leadership for Change offer training, coaching, facilitating, and consulting services to support individuals, schools, non-profits, government agencies, and businesses in their work to create a more just world. Mike has over 25 years experience working with and supporting individuals and groups to achieve their leadership development goals.

Mike’s specialties include leadership skills development, facilitation skills training, supervisory skill building, aspiring ally work, cultural competency awareness building, and strategic planning. Mike is available for workshops, meeting facilitation, individual leadership and professional coaching, and more. Contact Mike to develop your leadership skills today!

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What Clients Are Saying

“Mike creates community learning environments where participants both feel safe and are challenged enough to delve deeply into issues that are critical to their practice. This is a hard balance to strike, and Mike nails it every time.”
Ashley Barnes-Cocke, Director of Training
“Mike has done multiple trainings for myself and my employees. He came highly recommended and really exceeded my team’s expectations. Mike is an experienced trainer who is able to very effectively transfer important skills and information through his trainings. His trainings are organized and engaging. We continue to use him for our training needs and I highly recommend his services.”
Michael Kim
Apple Corps
“Mike is great at working with groups, in particular, providing training that is interactive and supportive of multiple learning styles.”
Tera Oglesby
JustServe AmeriCorps
“Mike Beebe is a great facilitator and presenter, and he can educate you about the difference between the two! Mike also has a strong anti-racism analysis, which make his ‘How to be an Effective Ally’ workshops stand out!”
Julia Kirchner
Washington Reading Corps
“Thank you for facilitating a workshop with our team on situational leadership! We’ve received lots of great feedback from members & site supervisors—everyone thought the session was valuable. It was an accessible way to begin conversations about supervisory styles & leadership styles for our team. We appreciate all the work you do to train VISTAs throughout the state (and country) and empower young people locally.”
Elaina, Lauren, & Holly
Sound Youth

Recent and Upcoming Workshops

September 2019

ToP Facilitation Methods

Learn three proven ways to activate group participation. Hands-on practice helps you discover practical uses in your life and work. Participants work individually and in small groups to see the ToP Methods in action, and then have the opportunity to practice facilitating in class. ...
18 Sep - 19 Sep
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
The 2100 Building
2100 24th Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98144

Supervisor Roundtable with Mike & Edna – Fall 2019

Join a group of 6-12 Community Leaders for a training and networking opportunity that will support you to become a more effective supervisor. The Supervisor Roundtable kicks off on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 from 9am until noon and will meet one Wednesday each month. The dates are 9/25, 10/9, 11/6, 12/4. This interactive and collaborative series of meetings will encourage participants to explore new leadership styles and share best practices as they learn to improve management of staff/volunteer teams. ...
25 Sep
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The 2100 Building
2100 24th Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98144

Supervisor Roundtable 2.0 with Mike & Edna – Fall 2019

Join a group of 6-12 community leaders for this newly offered opportunity to joining a peer learning community professionally facilitated by Mike that will help you become a more effective and inspiring supervisor. Wednesday, September 25, 2019 from 1pm-4pm and will meet one Wednesday each month. The dates are 9/25, 10/9, 11/6, and 12/4. Supervisor Roundtable 2.0 is for supervisors who have 3 plus years of experience and/or have participated in the Supervisor Roundtable with Mike and/or Edna previously. This Roundtable will have opportunities to take a deeper dive reflecting on and teaching each other ways Supervisors can be more effective in addressing racism, sexism, and other oppressions in the workplace. ...
25 Sep
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
October 2019
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Cultural Competency & Beyond

F.A.C.E. Consulting Collaborative offers a two-day workshop where we will deepen awareness, strengthen skills, and build community to challenge systems of inequality and inequity. ...
02 Oct - 03 Oct
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Evergreen State College Event Hall
2700 Evergreen Pkwy NW, Olympia, WA 98502

Facilitation Skills Fundamentals

One of the most important skills of an effective community leader is the ability to facilitate group discussions and help groups make decisions together in a way that engages the voices of everyone in the group. Too often, we get thrown into the role of facilitator without having been taught the fundamentals and/or had a chance to practice. In this workshop, you will have an opportunity to both learn and practice the fundamentals in a fun, interactive, and non-threatening environment. ...
25 Oct
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
The 2100 Building
2100 24th Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98144
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