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Concordia University’s Servant Leadership Institute is sponsoring five days of professional development for teams of educators from 20 schools across the nation to acquire insights on how to become exemplary leaders of character with specific skills to create positive school cultures where students thrive.

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Developing Servant Leaders

"I am among you as the one who serves." (Luke 22:27)

Concordia University Irvine’s Servant Leadership Institute is committed to equipping individuals with effective servant leadership characteristics and skills and lending support as they strive to maximize their positive impact on others.

Servant leadership works. Organizations and teams led by servant leaders thrive. Empowering others motivates the pursuit of new heights of excellence. The humble nature of servant leaders is charismatic and cherished by followers.

Servant leadership had its origins thousands of years ago through the example of Christ. Jesus, the perfect leader, frequently uttered and modeled service during his life.

Essential Characteristics of a Servant Leader

  • Humility
  • Honesty
  • Compassion
  • Kindness
  • Patience
  • Courage

Fundamental Skills utilized by a Servant Leader

  • Builds Relationships
  • Empowers Others
  • Creates a Vision
  • Communicates Clearly
  • Models Service
  • Motivates Excellence

The Servant Leadership Institute, through the generous financial support of the Kern Family Foundation, will provide the following initiatives to students and external constituents:

Coming Soon:

  • High School Students Leadership Academy (June 2023)
  • Servant Leadership Book Club

Perfecting the Practice of Effective Leadership

Learn what’s working and share ideas

Something amazing happens when a teacher feels prepared and supported in the classroom. You can guide classroom learning through new material with confidence. Disruptions are waylaid by using tried and tested classroom management skills. Shared resources lighten your workload and the work you need to do becomes the work you love to do.

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Contact

Dr. Kent Schlichtemeier

Dr. Kent Schlichtemeier
Director, Servant Leadership Institute
949-214-3256
[email protected]

Supported by a generous grant from

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