Course Overview

  • Start Date: October 1

  • Time Commitment: 5 Hours

  • Cost: $79.00

  • Pace: Self-paced

  • Subject: Educational Leadership

  • Course Language: English

  • Video Transcript: English

About this Course

This course teaches communication elements that educational leaders need to be effective in a rapidly changing environment. By the end of this course, you will have a Personal Action Plan tailored to your individual leadership setting that you can use as a guiding resource. Additionally, this course uses a constructivist teaching method that requires participants post to interactive discussion forums. This allows class members to learn from a professional network of school administrators. It also prompts participants to apply the learning principles to their unique work environment. The course also utilizes a Socratic questioning format that encourages deeper thinking and more personalized results.

What You Will Learn

After completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Apply best practices in communication, information sharing and shared decision making to strengthen your team’s performance.

  • Analyze and assess your communication practices and responses throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Develop a Personal Action Plan tailored to your leadership setting that can be a guiding resource.

  • Identify techniques of trust, compassion, stability and hope that are important aspects of strong communication during a crisis situation.

  • Create a flowchart of your school leadership team and staff for the purpose of communicating decisions and information effectively.

  • Use the Peer Leadership Model to shift old ways of thinking and introduce new ideas to your leadership team.

  • Conduct a resource audit and needs assessment that will help address equity and efficacy in a distance learning environment.

  • Provide support and feedback to your leadership team and faculty.

Meet the Instructor

Subject Matter Expert in Educational Administration

Jared Kahmar

Jared currently serves as a K-6 Elementary School Principal in Port Jervis, NY. After beginning his career as a HS Social Studies Teacher, he took on administrative roles as an Athletic Director and HS Assistant Principal. In addition, he was a HS Football and Wrestling Coach and coached wrestling from youth through the collegiate level.

Our Partner

SAANYS New York State

SAANYS - School Administrators Association of New York State

This course was developed as part of our new partnership with the School Administrators Association of New York State (SAANYS) and has lead to the creation of the SAANYS/Saint Rose Leadership Network.

SAANYS serves over 7000 educational leaders in diverse roles around the state with a continuum of services that includes support with legal, governmental and negotiations issues as well as rich and comprehensive professional learning options. The Leading Now series of online courses is designed to help school leaders navigate the challenges and unknowns over the upcoming school year.

Enroll Today

Join our growing network of school leaders and learn how to guide a school community in the COVID-19 environment.