School Transformation Process And School Development

1954 Words Aug 17th, 2015 8 Pages
When it comes to student behavior, schools look for multiple strategies and school disciplines to use as a proactive measure in the future success of their students. Multiple discipline plans such as the six pillars and character counts have been around for many years. Two of the newer discipline plans that some schools are adopting are The Leader in Me and PBIS. With the help of these two plans, students are being educated on appropriate and positive behaviors without even know it. Is there a better plan than the other? By comparing and contrasting the two, we will see that pros and cons of each discipline plan.
“The Leader in Me is FranklinCovey’s whole school transformation process” (A Whole School Transformation, The Leader in Me). With a large emphasis that every student can be a leader, The Leader in Me teaches 21st century leadership and life skills to students and creates a student empowerment culture.
The Leader in Me was created by educators and the first to bring it to FranklinCovey as a partner in designing, developing and implementing leadership in efforts to help her failing school was the principal at A.B. Combs Elementary School, Muriel Summers. This idea focused on the 7 habits and also included Baldrige quality tools and other educational practices. Within just a few years, A.B. Combs met their goal and succeeded in what they called a complete turn around. They were named the #1 Magnet School two times in the U.S. “We only get one chance to prepare…
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