Dr. Gerard Jellig: Impacts of Leadership Education for Educators
It is very important to undergo leadership training and development because this is essential to the overall achievement of short-term and long-term education goals. There are tons of benefits a leadership education provides to different organizations and communities, wherein teachers serve as representatives. With leadership education, teachers are not just bounded on what they know years back from school or seminar, their leadership skills are ignited and prospered. Leadership training and development can help in the empowerment of the leadership skills of students, teachers, librarians, coaches, special education teachers, principals, school administrators, extracurricular supervisors, parents, and the school as well as the entire community.
With leadership education, teachers are able to deal with various types of student personality and behavior, creating a more productive relationship with their parents, and they become good negotiators. Teachers feel more satisfied, inspired, and motivated because of the new leadership skills acquired. Time management is very important and teachers learn how to manage their time well if they are equipped with the right information. With the type of students nowadays, it is crucial to instill discipline at all times, and undergoing a leadership education can strengthen the character and capabilities of a teacher to reinforce classroom and school rules and policies.
Teachers, school administrators and principals are able to work together to improve their students’ achievements, increasing the pride and confidence in their schools from parents and students. Leadership education allows introduction of new educational approaches and ideas for higher acceptability and receptivity. Careful planning of extracurricular activities by coaches and supervisors is more effective, and students become more receptive to duties and responsibilities. There is lesser hassle and stress when working together to achieve the school year’s calendar of activities. Building teams are more effective …Read More »