LC #1: Early Childhood Leadership: The Personal Disposition of a Leader
AD LDSP 591
Learn what it takes to become an effective leader. Identify, compare and utilize various leadership styles while examining the roles of vision, emotional intelligence, resilience, optimism and reflective practice in successful leadership of early childhood programs. With a focus on excellence and diversity, you can earn what it takes to be an effective leader.
Pam Boulton, EdD, is an Instructor for the Center for Early Childhood Professional Development and Leadership in the UW-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education and serves as the Coordinator for the Exchange Leadership Initiative for Exchange Magazine. In addition to her ... read more
Benefits and Learning Outcomes
- Define the critical components of leadership
- Understand the difference between management and leadership, the interrelationship between the two, and the need for leaders in early care and education settings
- Use personal type indicators as leadership tools
- Identify the components of emotional intelligence and their relationship to leadership in ECE programs
- Identify, compare and use various leadership styles
- Articulate the importance of resilience in leaders
- Understand the importance of optimism and reflective practice to successful leadership within ECE programs
- Articulate the importance of diversity and cultural competence within ECE leadership
Completion of a different Registry Credential or some college course work experience. Currently employed in the field of early care and education.
Course available Oct. 2-Dec. 2
Instructor: Laurice McGinnis Lincoln
Fee: $1,286 Graduate tuition is $2,223. Listed fees are an estimate. Actual fees for fall semester TBD by August.
Undergraduate Credits: 3, Graduate Credits: 3
Enrollment Limit: 15
Note: Call Tamara Johnson at 414-227-3223 for credit registration.
Registration Deadline: Wed., Sept. 6