The Pennsylvania Department of Educationā€™s Excellence in Leadership Certification was developed for program staff in a leadership role who are looking for strategies to effectively lead and motivate others, to create and maintain a positive workplace culture, to demonstrate emotional intelligence and to overcome leadership challenges.

 

Course Schedule

Note: Sessions 1-7 of the course will meet virtually. The final course session on June 11 is tentatively planned asĀ an in-person event.

Course Catalog

 

Session

Topic

Session 1
January 8, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. toĀ  12:00 p.m.
Creating Cultures of Leadership
Drew Dudley, Day One Leadership
Session 2
February 5, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
The Organized Leader
Katherine Spinney, Katherine Spinney Coaching LLC
Session 3
February 26, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Authentic Communication and Emotional IntelligenceĀ 
Sarah Colantonio and Kedren Crosby, Work Wisdom
Session 4
March 26, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
The Resilient Leader: Bounce Back for Success
Faisal Khan, 1ExtraordinaryLife
Session 5
April 9, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Leading Through Change
Wendy Kubasko, Shippensburg University
Session 6
April 30, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Leading for Equity in Challenging Times
Shauna King, King Professional Development Services
Session 7
May 21, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Leading Through Conflict
Sarah Colantonio & Kedren Crosby, Work Wisdom
Session 8
June 11, 2021
Self-Respect: The Foundation for Quality Leadership
Sharing Projects ā”‚Retreat