Disposition Six Concept Analysis

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The tenet of disposition six rooted in valuing perceptions of dependability, punctuality, as well as personal and professional organization. As a leader one must formally present oneself in a manner that exudes professionalism.
Highly effective leaders and teachers did not become so overnight. One hones their skills over time through the experiences and opportunities afforded to them. Disposition six is truly a tapestry of dispositions one through five combined:
• Valuing students as an integral part of the educational process
• Building, nurturing, and maintaining sustainable collaborative relationships and communication as a catalyst for improving the educational environment
• Advocating for the diverse needs of all learners through …show more content…

As a leader one must work diligently to build, nurture, and maintain sustainable relationships with all stakeholders. One must establish trust as the foundation of these relationships. Effective communication is an essential component of all relationships. As an effective communicator one must also be an active, empathic listener who is receptive to feedback. Once a rapport is established, one can seek and encourage commitment and collaboration from all stakeholders.
As an advocate for diverse learners, one must ensure the structure of classroom lesson plans includes a component for differentiation without lowering expectations. In order to do this the teacher must when and how to use appropriate strategies to differentiate instruction and while engaging all learners in complex thinking and meaningful tasks.
As an administrator, one must ensure that there is a clearly defined privacy policy regarding confidentiality in place and that all stakeholders are well versed in the ramifications of policy violations. Any discussion of student performance, disciplinary incidences, or personal disclosures should be judiciously restricted to those directly responsible for the student’s education or …show more content…

In order to continually grow and evolve into the best person one can be, one must be willing to look within regularly and assess strengths and potential strengths.
Highly effective leaders and teachers are catalysts for change within an organization and by nature are motivated to reflect on personal practice in order to identify areas where improvement is needed. These highly motivated people engage in self-initiated professional learning, actively contribute, to the skill and knowledge of colleagues, and advance the profession by working collaboratively to improve not only themselves, but also the organization itself.
When a one embodies the above qualities and presents oneself in a professional manner the byproduct of this is a well rounded leader, who, as a steward of the profession, strives to be a constant catalyst for improvement, which ultimately ensures the success of all students.

The professional disposition of dependability and reliability, appearance can be linked in part to multiple Standards within the Mississippi Code of

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