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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.

This course can be applied to the Early Childhood Leadership Certificate.

Instructors

Pam Boulton

Pam Boulton

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 is UWM Child Care Director Emeritus. In addition to her 40-year tenure as the Director of ... read more

Laurice McGinnis Lincoln

Laurice McGinnis Lincoln

Laurice has been dedicated to the early childhood education field for more than 30 years. Her experience as an early education teacher, and director of multiple NAEYC-accredited sites, sets a strong foundation for her ongoing work in the field. She has ... 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

Prerequisites

Completion of a different Registry Credential or some college course work experience. Currently employed in the field of early care and education.

Meets Face-to-Face on Oct. 21 & 22 and Dec. 15 and Online from Oct. 31- Dec. 3

Location: Online and Blended

Instructors:
Laurice McGinnis Lincoln
Pam Boulton Ed.D.

Fee: $1,011 Graduate tuition is $1,948

Undergraduate Credits: 3, Graduate Credits: 3

Enrollment Limit: 15

Program Number: AD LDSP 591

Note: Face-to-Face meets: Fri., Oct. 21, Sat., Oct. 22 and Thurs., Dec. 15 at the School of Continuing Education.

Online meets: Mon., Oct. 31-Sat., Dec. 3

No class week of 11/21

Call Shari Vinluan at 414-227-3223 for credit registration

Registration Deadline: Tue., Aug. 23

Registration deadline has passed.

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

Program Number:

Note:  

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, 2017