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EDU 569 - Visionary Leadership

This course is designed to offer a balanced approach to the study of educational leadership. The course examines the theoretical foundations of school organization with a focus on the basic administrative theories, decision making processes and concepts applicable to school leadership at the building level. It explores the multidimensional roles of the administrator as educator, leader, manager, and reflective practitioner. Course content focuses on the importance of the leader as a visionary and guides the prospective school leader through the process of creating a mission and vision. Through this process, prospective school leaders will learn how vision relates to the school culture and the importance of stakeholder communication and involvement. Prospective school leaders will also demonstrate how multiple sources of data are connected to mission, vision, core values and the legal and ethical handling of information. In addition, the Missouri Leadership Development System (MLDS) Aspiring Leader lessons (treatments) are embedded in this course.

Credit Hours: 3.00

Course Fees: $0.00

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