Rochford Leadership Development Program Overview
The Rochford Leadership Development Program was developed to increase the skills of education and community leaders to help advance a college-going culture in our schools and improve opportunities for youth. The program seeks to build participant capacity for self-reflective leadership; develop participant leadership skills aimed at assessing and improving organizational health; and, increase participant understanding of systems and organizations that serve P-20 students in Redlands, California.
Rochford College Access Program:
The University of Redlands and the Redlands Unified School District have partnered to make college more accessible for students with economic needs, who also have academic and leadership potential, particularly including students from underrepresented groups in education.
Learn more at www.redlands.edu/rochford
Participants will engage in an intensive one-week leadership experience during which they will explore their own leadership styles, learn new leadership skills, and consider how they can grow as leaders in their organizations. Participants will prepare for the experience by completing readings, activities, and assessments of their own leadership style and context. Throughout the week, participants will engage in discussions, kinetic learning activities, and apply learning to case studies (both assigned and those that come from their own practice). Topics will include:
Participants will be supported in their continued leadership growth throughout the year with regular check-ins with their small group, coaching on leadership goals, and quarterly dinners with leaders from the Redlands community.
One-week leadership experience
July 11-15, 2022
September, January, April (Specific dates TBD)
Program celebration dinner
June 2023 (Specific dates TBD)
To participate in our in-person event, individuals must show proof of their Covid 19 vaccination record or negative covid test 3 days prior to the program start date.
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