Presentation on theme: "Courageous Leadership Muriel T"— Presentation transcript:
1 Courageous Leadership Muriel T Courageous Leadership Muriel T. Summers West Virginia Principals’ Institute April 6, 2008
2 How committed are we to change? Commitment is what transforms promise into reality.It is the words that speak boldly of our intentions.And the actions which speak louder than the words.Abraham Lincoln
31 Old trees have deep roots… Commitment to the past hinders change in the future
32 An object at rest tends to stay at rest… Resistance is inevitable
33 Courageous leaders take risks and look for opportunities to innovate, grow and improve.
34 When Leading Change, Consider the Environment What do we want students to learn?How will we how they have learned it?How will respond when they don’t?What will we do when they already know the material?DuFour