Dr. Gerard Jellig: Impacts of Leadership Education for Educators
It is very important to undergo leadership training and development because this is essential to the overall achievement of short-term and long-term education goals. There are tons of benefits a leadership education provides to different organizations and communities, wherein teachers serve as representatives. In general, leadership education is a helpful medium to have better teachers who are leaders in their own way, so they are not just bounded within the classroom, but are also effective to act as representatives in different organizations and communities. Leadership training and development can help in the empowerment of the leadership skills of students, teachers, librarians, coaches, special education teachers, principals, school administrators, extracurricular supervisors, parents, and the school as well as the entire community.
Teachers who undergo leadership education are more effective and productive in teaching and dealing with different types of students, and they are better negotiators and mediators. Teachers feel motivated, inspired, and satisfied because they are more empowered with the new leadership skills they’ll acquire. Having equipped with the right information can help teachers in managing their time properly, improving their communication skills and management skills. With leadership education, teachers are able to gain stronger and bolder decision-making so discipline is properly reinforced inside the classroom using effective strategies in handling students nowadays.
Teachers, school administrators and principals are able to work together to improve their students’ achievements, increasing the pride and confidence in their schools from parents and students. There is higher reception to new approaches and ideas if school administrators are well-trained in leadership. Careful planning of extracurricular activities by coaches and supervisors is more effective, and students become more receptive to duties and responsibilities. There is lesser hassle and stress when working together to achieve the school year’s calendar …