Student Leadership Training for 4th-8th Graders

Ever-popular and wildly interactive, TEPSA’s Leaders ‘R’ Us Workshops have trained more than 36,000 Texas students to be successful leaders on their campuses since 1999. During the one-day workshop, 4th-8th grade students and their advisors learn to create a dynamic student leadership team. The workshops are designed to enhance all leadership team models including, but not limited to, Student Council, Leader in Me, Rachel’s Challenge, Character Council, Ambassadors, Kindness Club, House Leaders, etc.

RJ Lee Elementary
Coppell ISD

Workshop Benefits

Student leaders and advisors develop leadership skills and guide your team. They also:

  • Discover techniques to generate peer participation.
  • Explore tools to create meaningful and challenging projects and fundraisers.
  • Meet and share ideas with other student leaders.

During their own session, students:

  • Explore and develop their personal leadership style.
  • Learn how to effectively communicate.
  • Discover their roles and responsibilities during a leadership team meeting
  • Connect with student leaders in other schools.
  • Identify leadership challenges and problem solving techniques.

 

During their own session, advisors:

  • Learn how to organize the council and keep it active all year.
  • Explore how to develop a constitution, establish the criteria for membership and hold a successful election.
  • Discover successful and unique project and fundraising ideas.
  • Learn how to become a recognized student leadership team.
  • Connect with experi­enced leadership team advisors.
  • Plan with their leadership team.

Workshop Agenda

Registration: $51/person (includes lunch and handbook)

8:30AM-9:00AM

Registration

9:00AM-9:55AM

General Session

9:55AM-11:30AM

First Concurrent Session
Students: Leadership Training
Advisors:Supporting Student Leaders

11:30AM-12:00PM

Lunch (provided)

12:05PM-1:05PM

Second Concurrent Session
Students: R&R (Role and Responsibilities)
Advisors: Effective Planning

1:10PM-2:05PM

Leader’s Got Talent

2:05PM-2:15PM

Wrap-up and Door Prizes

2:15PM

Adjournment

The Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA), whose hallmark is educational leaders learning with and from each other, has served Texas PreK-8 school leaders since 1917. Member owned and member governed, TEPSA has more than 5,900 members who direct the activities of 3 million PreK-8 school children.

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