Principals Leadership Development Program

Thank you for participating in the Summer Workshop for the

Principals Leadership Development Program (PLDP)!


It was our privilege to get to know you and we look forward to serving as a reference for you as your leadership journey continues with us through the fall and spring.

Below you will find reference materials from your participation in the PLDP, including PowerPoints, handouts and additional readings. We encourage you to utilize these materials, and your workbooks, as a point of reflection in your daily work and most importantly, when facing a leadership challenge.

We invite you to stay connected with The Center through Facebook and LinkedIn. You can also view your program photos on The Center’s Flickr page.

Program Materials

Day 1 – Monday, June 20, 2016

  • Program Introduction Powerpoint
  • Leadership Journey Line Powerpoint
  • Personality and Decision Making PowerPoint
  • Hidden Traps of Decision-Making
    • Powerpoint
    • HBR Article: The Hidden Traps in Decision Making
    • HBR Article: What You Don’t Know About Making Decisions
  • Developing Your Leadership Agenda
    • Powerpoint
    • Leadership Agenda Template

Day 2 – Tuesday, June 21, 2016

  • The Role of Values in Leadership
    • Powerpoint
    • The Case of the Talented Controller
  • Vision PowerPoint
  • Strengths Based Approach to Leadership PowerPoint

Day 3 – Wednesday, June 22, 2016

  • Adaptive Leadership: Surviving and Thriving PowerPoint
  • Transitions: Expanding Your Reach
    • PowerPoint
    • Team Member Development Plan Template
  • Leadership in Action: Triple Threat – Advocacy vs. Inquiry Handout

Day 4 – Thursday, June 23, 2016

  • Leadership Presence PowerPoint

Day 5 – Friday, June 24, 2016

  • Gratitude in Leadership PowerPoint

Day 6 – Tuesday, November 15, 2016

  • Problem Solving PowerPoint
  • Leading the Team PowerPoint
  • Inspiring Your Employees PowerPoint
  • Expanding Your Reach II: Coaching for Success PowerPoint

Day 7 – Wednesday, March 22, 2017

  • Leading Connections PowerPoint
  • To Do or Not to Do: Ethics for Leadership and Decision Making
    • PowerPoint
    • Ethical Paradigms: Critical Questions Handout
    • The Jesus Lunch Dilemma
  • If They Can Hear Your Coming PowerPoint
  • Invictus: Leadership in Action
    • PowerPoint
    • Invictus Questions Handout