The Innovator’s Mindset: Empower Learning, Unleash Talent, and Lead a Culture of Creativity

Class Details

  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 1/13/2020 - 2/16/2020
  • Adams State Credit: 1
  • Nonmember Price: $145
  • CEA Member Price: $23
  • Registration for the optional graduate credits ($55 per credit) is a separate transaction through Adams State. Registration information will be available after you enroll.

  • Currently Enrolled: 21 of 25
  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 8/12/2019 - 9/15/2019
  • Adams State Credit: 1
  • Nonmember Price: $145
  • CEA Member Price: $45
  • Registration for the optional graduate credits ($55 per credit) is a separate transaction through Adams State. Registration information will be available after you enroll.

  • Currently Enrolled: 11 of 25
  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 3/30/2020 - 5/3/2020
  • Adams State Credit: 1
  • Nonmember Price: $145
  • CEA Member Price: $45
  • Registration for the optional graduate credits ($55 per credit) is a separate transaction through Adams State. Registration information will be available after you enroll.

  • Currently Enrolled: 13 of 25

About the Course

In this online course, students will participate in a book study of The Innovator’s Mindset: Empower Learning, Unleash Talent, and Lead a Culture of Creativity by George Couros.  This book study will explore how teachers can cultivate a mindset to be an innovator leader.  Quality Standard IV requires teachers demonstrate professionalism through ethical conduct, reflection, and leadership. Participants will collaboratively discuss ideas and strategies from the book in online discussion forums, reflect on their teaching practice and professional leadership by writing journal entries, and will make an action plan to demonstrate level 4 or level 5 on the teacher evaluation rubric in quality Standard IV (leadership/professionalism) in their school setting. This course is appropriate for all K-12 teachers and others involved in education.

Required Text:

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

  • Create a plan to demonstrate accomplished (level 4) or exemplary (level 5) on the state model evaluation system. 
  • Demonstrate accomplished or exemplary on high standards for professional conduct.
  • Link professional growth to their professional goals.
  • Respond to a complex, dynamic environment.
  • Demonstrate leadership in the school, the community, and the teaching profession.
  • Grade(s): Pre-K Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade Elementary K-5 Secondary 6-12
  • Subject(s): Education Leadership Professional Development Teacher Leadership/Effectiveness
  • Teacher Quality Standard(s): QS 4.A QS 4.B QS 4.C

Facilitator

Jennifer Martinez


Reviews

Stef Evilsizer
Great class, I loved the text, and the work is very applicable to our everyday jobs.
Jennifer Martinez
Great class especially for the beginning of the year!

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