òThe OZ Factor: The educational journey is fraught with opportunity and challenge. To those who stick with the journey, a wondrous world awaits. Unfortunately, many students never take the journey or become lost along the way. Using concepts derived from Path-Goal Theory, Stress Management, and Leadership Theory – participants will take a guided tour through OZ, applying concepts that can be used to enhance the educational voyage (personally, parentally, and professionally). Prepare to take a journey over the rainbow and back again.