This course builds on concepts learned in Teacher Academy: The Universal Career, with a new focus on Leadership and School Systems. The course is designed to promote understanding of the theories and practices of leadership and organizational behaviors with an emphasis on desired leadership qualities, the structure and challenges of the public-school system, equity issues, and leadership opportunities in education. Students will learn how to develop leadership skills and potential in themselves and others by applying application, self-reflection, journal writing, meaningful discussions, peer collaboration, feedback, team-building activities, and through participation in job shadowing activities and/or internship placements at nearby elementary, middle, and high schools.

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