Leading with Dignity in Turbulent Times
Wednesday, July 28, 2021
2:00 PM - Expected Duration: 1 hour
How can early childhood leaders stay true to their ideals of leading and serving with dignity, regardless of the circumstances at play? Like many, the Carole Robertson Center for Learning faced this question head on during the COVID-19 pandemic and a year grounded in the fight for racial justice. One of the largest early childhood and youth development nonprofit organizations in Chicago, the Carole Robertson Center serves more than 1,000 children and their families every day, with a significant presence on the city's West Side. In this talk, the Center's President & CEO and Vice President of Programs & Impact will share their leadership philosophies and lessons learned in service to their community and staff members during an extraordinary year.
This session will provide a grounding for participants in the principles of servant leadership and building effective relationships with staff, community members, and partners. Learners will be able to: Identify a policy or tactic adopted by the Carole Robertson Center that demonstrates effective and responsive service provision to community members during the COVID-19 pandemic. Provide an example of relationship-based practice in action in the Center's work with staff members to make space for racial healing. Articulate the ideals of servant leadership. Register here.
- Bela Mote' President and CEO Carole Robertson Center for Learning
- Sonja Crum Knight Vice President Programs and Impact Carole Robertson Center for Learning