Leadership Strategies For Educators – adm506 (3 credits)
This course is designed to guide participants in the practical application of current trends and strategies of school leadership and organizational culture. Participants explore the roles and responsibilities of leadership, including decision making, communication, collaboration, and conflict management. A further emphasis is responsiveness to legislation and implementation of standards, including Common Core, to facilitate positive school change.
Describe the cultural elements of an effective school.
Illustrate how an administrator can promote a positive organizational culture.
Measure a school's climate.
Positive School Change
Evaluate school changes.
Illustrate the process of change.
Assess the challenges for implementing school change.
Create a plan to guide positive school change.
All objectives apply.
Leadership and Decision Making
Analyze leadership styles.
Analyze the role and responsibility of a school leader's authority, power, and influence.
Compare decision-making processes.
Distinguish traits of effective leadership.
Communication, Collaboration, and Conflict Management
Describe the benefits of effective communication and collaboration.
Explain how to honor diversity through communication and collaboration.
Identify sources of conflict.
Generate strategies to manage conflict.
Determine effective ways to communicate and collaborate.
Standards and Legislation
Determine how to lead and promote the implementation of standards.
Determine how to lead and coordinate responsiveness to current legislation.
Create strategies for mobilizing stakeholders.
Illustrate methods to overcome challenges.
Develop a plan to research and share current trends.
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