Developing Leadership Skills to Plan for Success

Sidney Glen Elementary, Port Orchard, Wash.

The school culture at Sidney Glen Elementary School in Port Orchard, Wash., emphasizes a safe and supportive environment that focuses on developing leadership aptitude for each child. Using Stephen Covey's 7 Habits of Highly Effective People framework, students are guided to proactively set their own learning goals, set plans to attain those goals, and prioritize the steps to achieve them.

By also recognizing the importance of personalized learning, identifying students' unique talents, and setting high expectations, Sidney Glen is helping prepare kids to be responsible for their learning and achievement inside and outside of the school building.

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