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K-12 Professionals

Leadership Game Plan/ND SHAPE Conf 2018

HNES 2000




Instructor: Joe Deutsch

Grading: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Monday, September 24, 2018 - Monday, October 08, 2018

Meet Sept 24 {8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.} ND SHAPE Conference; four 1.5 hour zoom meetings (Sept 26, Oct 1, 3 & 8 from 8:30 - 10:00 p.m.} plus reading time with course completion October 12, 2018

Instruction Mode: Combination

Location: Simle Middle School, Bismarck, ND

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

NDSU Credit Fee: $75

Course Description:

This course will utilize the book Jamison Coach Wooden’s Leadership Game Plan for Success 12 lessons for Extraordinary Performance and Personal Excellence as a basis for discussion of inspirational practical techniques and proven philosophies to develop leaders and leadership skills. Professionals will work on a plan to implement knowledge from the text in order to develop the young leaders in their classroom as well as increase their own leadership skills.


Teachers will understand:

  • Origins of leadership and develop a set of core values.
  • The Pyramid of Success and discuss how to teach that to students.
  • Personal exploration into each block of the pyramid and written reflection for each value. 
  • 12 lessons in leadership to implement in teacher and student leadership styles.
  • Reflection and its usefulness in becoming and sustaining good leadership qualities.

Required Student Resources:

John Wooden and Steve Jamison Coach Wooden’s Leadership Game Plan For Success 12 lessons for Extraordinary Performance and Personal Excellence, 2009 McGraw Hill, ISBN: 978-0-07-162614-9

About The Instructor

nullJoe Deutsch

Joe Deutsch received his Ph.D. & M.Ed. from North Dakota State University; he earned his B.S. from Valley City State University. Dr. Deutsch is currently an Associate Professor in the Health, Nutrition & Exercise Science Department at NDSU and comes with 15+ years of teaching experience.

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