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Vicki Hannah Lein, M.S Counseling

Vicki in Oregon

  • Award-winning Distinguished Educator
  • International Consultant
  • Adjunct Faculty Portland State University Teacher Trainer, Staff Development for Educaors
  •  40 years Experience from PreK through Adult
  • Author, Singer/Songwriter-, Creativity Coach, Entertainer, Artist
  • “We all have genius in us,” she says. “If we learn to trust the gentle inklings and nudges that are leading us to creativity, then our homes and careers can be transformed one brave step at a time.”

Vicki has presented at:

  • International Community Educators Conference
    European Council of International Schools
    Occupational Therapy Conference
    Credit Professionals
    Bureau of Land Management
    Caregivers Conference
    Wellness Conferences
    Head Start
    Hospitals, Nursing Homes
    Indiana School for the Blind
    Association of International Schools of Africa
  • speakerAwards
  • Distinguished Oregon Educator
    Promising Practices, Oregon Counseling Association
    Outstanding Program, Oregon Elementary Principal Association
  • “Vicki Hannah Lein taught me I am the author of my own life.”
    —seventh grade male student in Dubai.


M.S. Counseling, Oregon State University, 1989

B.A. English, University of Oregon 1974


High school teacher, elementary school counselor, alternative education counselor
Drug and alcohol counselor
Member of Free Range Chix, original musical comedy for the soul
Radio talk show host

“Vicki is one of the best presenters on the international circuit.”
—Max Tudor, international school administrator

Presents for:

Staff Development in Education
European Council of International School Association
Association of International ‘Schools of Africa’
The Innovative Northwest Teacher (TINT)
University of Oregon Continuing Education

“Vicki is an energy that is contagious.”
Susan Williams, Tacu Elementary, Anchorage, Alaska