November 8, 2020
Here’s one more takeaway from the historical 2020 presidential election:
One candidate touted his record of success, yet his character came into question after repeatedly spewing divisive, mean-spirited rhetoric.
One candidate touted his unifying, empathetic character, yet his policy record, platform rollout, and resulting success remain to be seen.
In this election, character won. Unity and empathy won.
Trust is constructed with character and layered with competence over time.
Without trust, there is no leadership.
Without people, there is no trust.
Character and connection before, during, and after content.
Trustworthy leadership means that…
1-Teachers Demonstrate Leadership, 2-Teachers Establish a Respectful Environment for a Diverse Population of Students, 3-Teachers Know the Content They Teach, 4-Teachers Facilitate Learning for Their Students, 5-Teachers Reflect on Their Practice, NCSSE 1-Strategic Leadership, NCSSE 2-Instructional Leadership, NCSSE 3-Cultural Leadership, NCSSE 4-Human Resource Leadership, NCSSE 5-Managerial Leadership, NCSSE 6-External Development Leadership, NCSSE 7-Micropolitical Leadership