Companies are asking for their employees to have the interpersonal and leadership skills to succeed in a professional environment. To support a career-focused approach in high school, Ohio is committed to offering students opportunities to earn industry-recognized credentials. The Student Leadership Excellence certificate is included on the Ohio Department of Education’s list of approved industry-recognized credentials and is worth 3 points toward an alternate pathway to graduation.
"This is the best professional learning experience I've seen in the last 25 years. Not only does the learning apply to everyone - from students to seasoned administrators - it's immediately applicable to all leaders."
"The Leadership Excellence training was perfect for my team. Our trainers took us from philosophy to action in our learning about leadership. Watching my team put their learning into practice consistently after their certification was inspirational."
Your staff and teachers take the Leadership Excellence class as a student (8hrs). This imparts all of these best-practice leadership skills to all your school's leaders.
Many schools desire their administrators gain these skills, so they join the teachers for the first 8 hours.
Choose a select number of teachers from step 1 to take the Train the Trainer course and offer this program to students. Upon successful completion, the Train-the-Trainer certificate allows these teachers to offer the program to students. The TTT includes:
HS Students (you choose the year) attend the class taught by a certified teacher, and upon successful completion, receive 3 points toward graduation. Even more importantly, they gain valuable life and professional skills. The Student Leadership Excellence curriculum includes the following elements:
Yes, all approved instructors will have a copy of the student final exam so that they can create helpful quizzes, reviews, etc. We trust the teacher and their integrity not to share the test with students. The teacher administers the final exam.
All handouts in MS Word that can be edited.