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Curriculum

The RULE networking at the initial study institute launches with a yarn web. L to R: Bob Detwiler, Buthaina Jassim Al-Nama, Tara Homan, Brian Detwiler, Gabriela Alpriez, Barb Stroup, Jennifer Mastrofski,

The RULE networking at the initial study institute launches with a yarn web. L to R: Bob Detwiler, Buthaina Jassim Al-Nama, Tara Homan, Brian Detwiler, Gabriela Alpriez, Barb Stroup, Jennifer Mastrofski,

The curriculum builds on existing leadership capabilities and knowledge; provides an understanding of the local, state, national, and international environment; and develops essential networks. Strong communication skills are emphasized.

Year 1:

  • Local, regional, & state public issues
  • Rural/urban interface
  • Personal leadership development
  • Communication proficiencies
  • Leadership self-assessments

Year 2:

  • Regional, national, & international issues
  • Personal leadership philosophies
  • Group action
  • Leadership competencies
  • Individual learning contract (ILC)