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"Whether it is an unexpected act of kindness, providing extraordinary customer service, or being sincerely interested in every word that someone says…great leaders usually have one thing in common: They consistently do more than is expected."
-Marcy Blochowiak


A4X | Module One: Leading the Way

Course Number
A4X_M01R_V2
Price
175.00
Overview

This module focuses on the important topic of what it means to be a leader of an early childhood program, and will help you develop your own leadership style from the inside out. Research provides compelling evidence that capable leadership is one of the strongest predictors of high-quality early childhood programming. This module stresses the point that there isn't one best leadership style that all directors should emulate. To the contrary; inspirational leaders come in all shapes and sizes.  


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Objective

After completing Leading the Way, you will be able to:

  • Identify and describe the skills and competencies required for effective leadership
  • Examine the values and beliefs that shape leadership behavior while also determining a compelling program vision and mission statement
  • Interpret one’s unique leadership style
  • Identify and apply ways to use your influence to empower others
  • Recognize ethical dilemmas related to leading others
  • Examine and apply one’s own leadership essentials within the framework of Whole Leadership

Additional Information

You have 90 days to complete the module, beginning the day you purchase the module. 


There are a number of institutions offering the Aim4Excellence™ modules for college credit. Both undergraduate and graduate-level options are available. Learn more about college credit options.

This module is one part of the overall Aim4Excellence™ National Director Credential program. To earn your National Director Credential, you must successfully (70% or higher) complete all nine modules. To learn more about the credential, visit our website.

After successfully completing the Aim4Excellence™ (A4X) National Director Credential program, your Credential Certificate will be mailed to the address you provided in your profile during your account setup.
Course Hours
16.00