Five Traits of a Good Educational Leader | Concordia University – Portland online

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There are several traits educators should strive for to become good leaders. Just like administrators, teachers need to set a good example and, although they are not the leader of the school, they are the leader of the classroom, and this is a very important role. The following are five of the most important characteristics any good educational leader should possess and are traits they should be able to apply in a variety of  situations.

Five Traits of a Good Educational Leader

  1. A good educational leader needs a solid understanding of oneself and should also have self confidence. When a person believes in himself or herself, he or she can do and accomplish many things. Educational leaders with self confidence are not scared or nervous about the decisions they are making, and they are not afraid of what other people think of them. They should know how to start each day and lead their school, their fellow teachers and their students in the right direction and help to accomplish the goals of the classroom and the school.

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Five Traits of a Good Educational Leader | Concordia University – Portland online.

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“The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.”

- John Maxwell

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