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.
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 Mar. 10-Apr. 29, 2017
Location: To Be Announced
Instructor: Pam Boulton Ed.D.
Fee: $1,011 Graduate tuition is $1,948
Undergraduate Credits: 3, Graduate Credits: 3
Enrollment Limit: 15
Face-to-Face Days: Fri., Mar. 10, Sat., Mar. 11 & Sat., Apr. 29, from 8:30am-4:30pm
Online: Mon., Mar. 20-Sat., Apr. 15
Call Tamara Johnson at 414-227-3334 for credit registration
Registration Deadline: Fri., Feb. 24