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The Leader in Me

The Leader in Me Great Happens Here

Luke Elementary is the first school in the district to partner with The Leader in Me. 
The Leader in Me process helps develop the essential life skills and characteristics students need in order to thrive in the 21st century. 

What is Leader in Me
The Leader in Me - Parent's Guide


A tree with the 7 Habits listed
The Leader in Me - The 7 Habits Tree

Habit 1 — Be Proactive
You're in Charge

Habit 2 — Begin With the End in Mind
Have a Plan

Habit 3 — Put First Things First
Work First, Then Play

Habit 4 — Think Win-Win
Everyone Can Win

Habit 5 — Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood
Listen Before You Talk

Habit 6 — Synergize
Together Is Better

Habit 7 — Sharpen the Saw
Balance Feels Best


Instead of seeing children through the lens of a normal distribution curve—some kids are naturally smart and others are not—

The Leader in Me paradigm sees that every child is capable, every child is a leader. This paradigm changes everything.


Paradigm of Leadership

  Not This  

Leadership is for the few.

  But This  

Everyone can be a leader.

Paradigm of Potential

  Not This  

A few people are gifted.

  But This  

Everyone has Genius.

Paradigm of Change

  Not This  

To improve schools the system needs to change

  But This  

Change starts with me.


Paradigm of Motivation

  Not This  

Educators control and direct student learning.

  But This  

Educators empower students to lead their own learning.

Paradigm of Education

  Not This  

Help Students achieve academically.

  But This  

Develop the whole person.