Ready to Lead | CoP #4

A Community of Practice (CoP) for recently hired early childhood administrators (1 day to 5 years experience)


Develop your Leadership Essentials. Delve into topics including: the power of self-awareness and reflection, understanding your leadership style, transitioning from peer to supervisor, and productivity and project management. Participate in interactive face-to-face learning as well as guided reflections, and the option for online learning content in Ready to Lead (RTL) is aligned with the Illinois Director Credential and Illinois Gateways to Opportunity.

Explore the following topics:

  • From the Inside Out: The Power of Reflection and Self-Awareness
  • Leadership in Action: How Effective Directors Get Things Done
  • New Role, New Relationships: Learning to Lead
  • Shifting from Struggling to Juggling: Prioritizing Pointers and Time Management Tips



Southwestern Illinois College
2500 Carlyle Ave., Belleville, IL  62221


  • Thursday, March 19 | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, April 23 | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, May 14 | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm


Please contact Barbara Volpe.