Interpret the Definition of Educational Leadership
Understanding how to conceptualize leadership, as well as the ability to articulate a basic definition of leadership, will assist you in developing and applying your personal leadership style. Utilizing your assigned readings, illustrate (in sufficient detail) your definition of leadership by creating an infographic. Include the following at the minimum:
Select leadership theories and philosophies by referring to Northouse Chapter 1 that help support effective educational leadership.
Select at least two essential professional standards to include in your infographic that support successful leaders.
Indicate how your personal leadership philosophies align with the professional standards of educational leaders.
After creating your infographic, prepare a summary to assess how your findings align with professional standards. Be sure to include concepts such as leadership traits vs. leadership as a process, assigned vs. emergent leadership, and how power, coercion, and management differ from leadership (Please refer to Northouse Chapter 1).
Length: one infographic accompanied by a 2 to 3-page summary, not including title and reference pages
References: Include a minimum of 5 scholarly resources.
The completed assignment should address all of the assignment requirements, exhibit evidence of concept knowledge, and demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the content presented in the course. The writing should integrate scholarly resources, reflect academic expectations and current APA standards