Mandy Herold

Conscious Discipline Certified Instructor

Johannesburg, South Africa

Mandy has been the Headmistress (Principal) at a leading independent school in Johannesburg for the last 10 years. She is mom to two beautiful children, Robyn and Ryan, and a proud wife to Garreth. Mandy has been working in Independent Schools, both Pre-K and elementary, with children aged 3-9 for 20 years. Mandy sits on the Board of Directors at a local Pre-Primary School. She is part of the leadership team of the Conscious Parenting Association South Africa and a member of the Association for Coaching.

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    Mandy has been working in Independent Schools with children aged 3-9 for 20 years. In that time, she has worked her way through the ranks from intern, student teacher, class teacher, learning support assistant, subject teacher and finally principal. Mandy has completed her Executive Coaching coursework through 2bLimitless.


    Mandy brings a contagious energy to everything she does. She is a dynamic presenter and is passionate about the development of SEL skills. She specializes in Parent Education & Coaching, Teacher Training & Coaching, Mentoring School Leadership & Management Teams. She prioritizes connection and empathy in all her engagements.


    Mandy attended Institute in Chapel Hill, North Carolina in June 2018 (with Elizabeth Montero-Cefalo) and Advanced Institute in Orlando in February 2019. In March 2020, she was invited to join the family of International Certified Instructions, under the guidance and mentorship of Lety Valero.


    Mandy graduated from JCE (Johannesburg College of Johannesburg, now Wits School of Education) with a bachelor’s degree in Education, Junior Primary and Pre-Primary, with Distinction. In 2015/2016 she completed an Honors Degree from Wits School of Education.