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Nature uses only the longest threads to weave her patterns, so that each small piece of her fabric reveals the organization of the entire tapestry.
"Faced with a situation that demands leadership, a good teacher will often display the characteristics and skills of a good leader," asserts Debra Sullivan in her book, Learning to Lead: Effective Leadership Skills for Teachers of Young Children. She continues:
"Like any other leader, the teacher understands that change is inevitable and that there will always be challenges. Both teacher and leader see the opportunities and benefits in taking risks and learning from past mistakes. Both constantly reflect on their actions and beliefs and think about the results and consequences of each. Both teacher and leader understand the importance of teaching, learning, and achieving as part of a community. These basic dispositions add to the creation of an environment in which learning and leading happen naturally, developmentally."
Emerging Leaders Applications Close in 5 Days!
|Exchange magazine May/June 2015 issue |
will feature emerging leaders in the field of ECE.
|One selected leader will be featured on the Exchange cover and highlighted in the issue. Others will be pictured and their stories told in the cover feature. All leaders who complete the application process and are selected will be included in the online version of the article.
Applicants need to submit a personal Mission Statement, Professional Vitae or Resumé, two Letters of Nomination, and a Photograph using the online application.
Emerging leaders can nominate themselves or be nominated by others.
Application Form is available on the Exchange website.
Application Deadline is February 1, 2015.Contact Bonnie Neugebauer if you have any questions.
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