EDAD-5010 : Community Engaged Leadership

Education Administration | College of Education | GR

  • LSAP Goal 2 Response to the Cry of the Poor
  • LSAP Goal 3 Ecological Economics
  • LSAP Goal 5 Ecological Education
  • LSAP Goal 7 Community Resilience and Empowerment
  • 3 Good Health and Well Being
  • 4 Quality Education
  • 10 Reduced Inequalities
  • 11 Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • 16 Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions

About this Course

In this course, students examine the political, social, and economic factors that influence the school's relationship with various community agencies and constituencies . Students learn skills to engage with various communities , build a school community where attention to social justice, equity, and student achievement and safety is the norm. Students will learn when and how to initiate change processes and conflict resolution; communicate with parents and community; and involve stakeholders in developing school-wide improvement plans. Using a variety of literature and technology resources students will explore culturally responsive leadership dispositions, needs, and characteristics. Leadership for equity and excellence for all learners and serving diverse communities well are core values of the leadership program . Today's children are increasingly more diverse in their cultures, languages, interests and learning styles. Leaders are responsible for creating environments where students are supported and celebrated. The course will support students' skills to develop and sustain a culturally responsive environment where students and adults are connected, active members of a safe and caring school community.