Personal Conceptual Framework for Leadership (Bruce Beairsto (BE…
Personal Conceptual Framework for Leadership
Maxine Greene Wide Awake
The young are most likely to be stirred to learning when they are challenged by teachers themselves who are learning, with breaking for what they have too early taken for granted who are taken for granted their own moral lives.... Surely it can help people - all kinds of people - make the conscious endeavours needed to elevate their lives.p. 51
Gary Fenstermacher - Northstar
They are compass points for a journey to destinations of another kind. They are illuminations for the paths we take to reach the Northfields that have been set before us as places we must go. When we set out our ideals with care and commit to them with passion, they have the advantage of alerting us that we may not want to go to today’s Northfield, or perhaps there is a way to get to today’s Northfield that does not befoul the our compass or extinguish the light that illuminates the path. (p. 7)
Our stars are our IDEALS
Yet merely having ideals is not enough. We must also refine them, share them, and lead by encouraging others to have and share ideals.
Learning is holistic, reflexive, reflective, experiential, and relational (focused on connectedness, on
reciprocal relationships, and a sense of place).
Learning involves patience & time
CAROL DWECK - Growth mindset
Learning recognizes the role of indigenous knowledge.
Learning is embedded in memory, history, and story.
Learning requires exploration of one’s identity.
Learning ultimately supports the well-being of the self, the family, the community, the land, the spirits, and
Learning involves recognizing the consequences of one’s actions.
Learning involves recognizing that some knowledge is sacred and only shared with
permission and/or in certain situations.
Learning involves generational roles and responsibilities.
Relationships, Communication & Listening
"People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." Maya Angelou
Taking Responsibility for All Learners Through Systems Transformation
by Scott Benwell, Kaleb Child, and Jillian Walkus
“ I belong because I walk through the door.” - Creating a welcoming school for all!
BE VULNERABLE - be true to yourself - you're on a journey