Leader in Me is based on a theory of change known as the See-Do-Get Cycle. When you change the way you See things, it influences what you Do and the results you Get.
Learn how Mattoon has used the highly effective practices and paradigms to drive achievement, excitement, and student-led learning for students at every age. Their focus on making learning a joyful experience and leadership a contribution each of us can make is driving results throughout their classrooms and community.
If you want small changes, work on your behavior; if you want quantum-leap changes, work on your paradigms.
-Stephen R. Covey
The Leader in Me experience begins with a whole new paradigm for education.Educators rediscover their passion through Leader in Me as it redirects their focus back to a deeper understanding of student achievement.
Not This: Leadership is for the few
Not This: A few people are gifted
Not This: To improve schools, the system needs to change first
Not This: Educators control and direct student learning
Not This: Focus solely on academic achievement
Instead of focusing on academic measures alone, Leader in Me embodies a holistic approach to education, redefining how schools measure success. This approach empowers educators with effective practices and tools to:
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|✓ Student Behavior||✓ Staff or Student
|✓ Reading Proficiency|
|✓ Staff Wellness
and Teaching Readiness
|✓ Supportive School Environment||✓ Math Proficiency|
|✓ Student Leadership||✓ Student Engagement||✓ Teaching Efficacy|
|✓ Family Engagement||✓ Staff Satisfaction||✓ Student-Led Learning|
With origins dating back to the late 90’s, Leader in Me was launched in 2008 as a solution to drive results in leadership, culture, and academics. In 2018, it was evaluated by
Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL), and met their requirements to be listed as a SELect Program – an important designation for many of our education clients. Leader in Me also aligns with Character Education, 21st Century Skills, Whole Child Development, and other various student development paradigms. Leader in Me supports staff and students as they:
Leader in Me teaches foundational principles and skills that are widely accepted as essential to personal leadership such as responsibility, vision, time management, communication, collaboration, relationship building, and wellness, in order to serve all students in all communities.
Establish a whole-child mindset with a belief that every child has genius and every student has the potential to become a leader.
Create an environment of social-emotional learning that helps every student build confidence and discover their true potential.
Create a culture led by students who are encouraged to find their voice and develop critical skills for college, career, and life.