Posted on 05 November 2015.
A leader is:
Accountable – they take responsibility.
Honest – honorable in principles, intentions and actions.
Focused – know where they are going.
Passion – live, breathe, eat, and sleep their mission.
Respect – treat people the same, no playing favorites.
Confident – believes in one’s self and what they are doing.
Clarity – saying yes to the right things and no to the others.
Integrity – have strong moral principles.
Inspire – encourage those to be the best they can be.
Compassionate – show concern for others.
Collaborative – takes input and feedback from those around.
Communicative – share their vision to those around.
Fearless – not afraid to take a risk or make a mistake.
Genuine – clear on what your values are and have courage to hold true to them.
Thank you, Superintendent VanDuyn, for being our leader. Thank you for your vision of what Cedar Springs can become and for your dedicated service to moving us forward. I have been employed here for over 13 years and have never felt more a part of this team. To you, no job is too big or too small. We all matter; we all play an important part in this school system. Decisions you make are not always easy but you do what is in the best interest of the students and this school. I thank you for your courage to stand for what is right.
Becca Fisk, Ensley Center
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