Leader in Me

Class Details

  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 10/21/2018 - 12/7/2018
  • Adams State Credit: 2
  • Nonmember Price: $190
  • CEA Member Price: $90
  • Graduate credit for this class is optional and costs an additional $110. This class is a book study and requires students to purchase a book.

  • Currently Enrolled: 14 of 30
  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 3/31/2019 - 5/5/2019
  • Adams State Credit: 2
  • Nonmember Price: $190
  • CEA Member Price: $90
  • Graduate credit for this class is optional and costs an additional $55 per credit. This class will require the following book -- The Leader in Me: How Schools Around the World Are Inspiring Greatness, One Child at a Time by Stephen Covey.

  • Currently Enrolled: 15 of 20

About the Course

This course is a book study of Stephen Covey’s “The Leader in Me,” 2nd edition. Participants will collaboratively discuss and submit written reflections and lessons on the 7 Habits (Be Proactive, Begin With the End in Mind, Put First Things First, Think Win-Win, Seek First to Understand Then Be Understood, Synergize, and Sharpen the Saw) Focus will be on how to develop a classroom leadership model specifically for students grades 1-6. Participants will have opportunity to differentiate learning by using a “Leader in Me” Activity Guide specifically for the grade level most applicable. In addition, participants will choose 3-5 “pins” each week on particular topics for a personalized Pinterest board that will be shared to conclude the course. This activity guide will be provided for students taking this class.

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Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Implement strategies for effectively taking responsibility for improving school culture through student leadership processes.
  • Establish and maintain communication with students, colleagues, parents, and community members regarding leadership value in students.
  • Develop effective lessons to teach, promote, and maintain the 7 Habits and its foundation.
  • Identify how 7 Habits can be integrated into core curriculum and be inclusive for all students in your school.
  • Reflect on best practices for the school culture.
  • Grade(s): 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade
  • Subject(s): Education Leadership Education Support Professionals Professional Development Teacher Leadership/Effectiveness


Kellie Turner
Love, love, love this class. I learned so much from Kim Knol. It gave me a better understanding of the 7 habits and Leader in Me and helped me be a better school counselor, educator, and all around person. Thank you so much for your guidance and help in all aspects of the class.

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