Developing Civic Leaders for the Future       Actions and Critical Outcomes               James Ross Beitzel
“...The answer to the question   ‘What kind of Education do we need?’                           is to be found in the     ...
Civic Leader
Civic Leader               Self-Aware
Civic Leader                         Self-AwareEthical
Civic Leader                         Self-AwareEthical                         Passionate
Civic LeaderResource                          Self-AwareEthical                          Passionate
Civic LeaderResource                          Self-AwareEthical Responsible              Passionate
Civic LeaderResource                          Self-Aware                          CreativeEthical Responsible             ...
Civic LeaderResource                          Self-Aware                          CreativeEthical              People Pers...
Civic LeaderResource                          Self-AwareEngaging                  CreativeEthical              People Pers...
Civic LeaderResource                  Knowledgeable                          Self-AwareEngaging                   Creative...
Civic Leader Resource                       KnowledgeableTransformative                  Self-Aware Engaging              ...
CONVICTION in ACTION
CONVICTION in ACTION(Civic Learning & Democratic Engagement)
Who Am I?  Who Am I in the Context of Others?    What Do I Believe?What Impact Will I Have on Society? How Can I Best Achi...
Conviction                      (Civic Learning)Develop a Realistic Self  Appraisal and Identity•   Self-Awareness•   Valu...
Conviction                      (Civic Learning)Understand and Appreciate Diverse   Populations, Cultures, Ideas, and   Wa...
Conviction                      (Civic Learning)Understand and Appreciate Diverse   Populations, Cultures, Ideas, and   Wa...
Conviction                   (Civic Learning)Be Aware of Moral Guidelines  and Demonstrate Ethical  Behavior• Congruence b...
Action                (Democratic Engagement)Work Cooperatively with  Others to Establish and  Grow Transformative  Relati...
Action                    (Democratic Engagement)Be Able to Process Complex  Problems, Situations, and  Experiences and Ac...
Action                (Democratic Engagement)Develop and Maintain High   Levels of Practical   Competence and   Academic A...
My Convictions… My Actions
Actions    for Developing Civic Leader of the FutureFoster a civic ethos across all  parts of campus and  educational cult...
Actions    for Developing Civic Leader of the Future                                  • Model the Way                     ...
Actions    for Developing Civic Leader of the FutureMake civic literacy a core  expectation for all students
Actions    for Developing Civic Leader of the Future                                 • Leadership/Civic                   ...
Actions    for Developing Civic Leader of the FuturePractice civic inquiry across  all fields of study
Actions    for Developing Civic Leader of the Future                                • Collaboration with                  ...
Actions    for Developing Civic Leader of the FutureAdvance civic action through  transformative  partnerships, at home an...
Actions    for Developing Civic Leader of the Future                               • Collaborate                          ...
Conviction in Action   Foster a civic ethos      Make civic literacy     Practice civic      Advance civic action througha...
Developing Civic Leaders for the Future       Actions and Critical Outcomes               James Ross Beitzel
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Developing Civic Leaders for the Future

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(20 minutes) Presentation that conveys my thoughts on how my role as a senior coordinator in the University of Georgia Center for Leadership and Service might contribute to developing civic leaders for the future. Addresses the critical outcomes I believe are necessary in leadership and civic education program curricula.

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Developing Civic Leaders for the Future

  1. 1. Developing Civic Leaders for the Future Actions and Critical Outcomes James Ross Beitzel
  2. 2. “...The answer to the question ‘What kind of Education do we need?’ is to be found in the answer to the question‘What kind of Society do we want?’” - Ira Harkavy
  3. 3. Civic Leader
  4. 4. Civic Leader Self-Aware
  5. 5. Civic Leader Self-AwareEthical
  6. 6. Civic Leader Self-AwareEthical Passionate
  7. 7. Civic LeaderResource Self-AwareEthical Passionate
  8. 8. Civic LeaderResource Self-AwareEthical Responsible Passionate
  9. 9. Civic LeaderResource Self-Aware CreativeEthical Responsible Passionate
  10. 10. Civic LeaderResource Self-Aware CreativeEthical People Person Responsible Passionate
  11. 11. Civic LeaderResource Self-AwareEngaging CreativeEthical People Person Responsible Passionate
  12. 12. Civic LeaderResource Knowledgeable Self-AwareEngaging CreativeEthical People Person Responsible Passionate
  13. 13. Civic Leader Resource KnowledgeableTransformative Self-Aware Engaging CreativeEthical People Person Responsible Passionate
  14. 14. CONVICTION in ACTION
  15. 15. CONVICTION in ACTION(Civic Learning & Democratic Engagement)
  16. 16. Who Am I? Who Am I in the Context of Others? What Do I Believe?What Impact Will I Have on Society? How Can I Best Achieve that Vision?
  17. 17. Conviction (Civic Learning)Develop a Realistic Self Appraisal and Identity• Self-Awareness• Values• Beliefs• Skills• Privileges/Challenges
  18. 18. Conviction (Civic Learning)Understand and Appreciate Diverse Populations, Cultures, Ideas, and Ways of Living• Interculturalism• Social Awareness
  19. 19. Conviction (Civic Learning)Understand and Appreciate Diverse Populations, Cultures, Ideas, and Ways of Living• Interculturalism• Social AwarenessHave Knowledge of Civic Movements and Universal Democratic Principles• Historical Texts• Current Events• Constructive Dialogue
  20. 20. Conviction (Civic Learning)Be Aware of Moral Guidelines and Demonstrate Ethical Behavior• Congruence between Actions and Values• Integrity• Character• Civic “Response-Ability”• Justice
  21. 21. Action (Democratic Engagement)Work Cooperatively with Others to Establish and Grow Transformative Relationships• Effective Communication• Interpersonal/Intrapersonal Cognitive Integration• Relationship Management
  22. 22. Action (Democratic Engagement)Be Able to Process Complex Problems, Situations, and Experiences and Act Upon the Information Extracted• Reflective Thinking• Problem Solving• Intellectual Flexibility• Life-Long Learning• Creativity
  23. 23. Action (Democratic Engagement)Develop and Maintain High Levels of Practical Competence and Academic Achievement• Personal Health and Wellness• Organizational Operations• Academic Goal Success• Degree Attainment
  24. 24. My Convictions… My Actions
  25. 25. Actions for Developing Civic Leader of the FutureFoster a civic ethos across all parts of campus and educational culture
  26. 26. Actions for Developing Civic Leader of the Future • Model the Way – Personal Behavior & SpiritFoster a civic ethos across all parts of campus and – Professional educational culture Interactions • Reinforce Campus Values • Inter-Departmental Support
  27. 27. Actions for Developing Civic Leader of the FutureMake civic literacy a core expectation for all students
  28. 28. Actions for Developing Civic Leader of the Future • Leadership/Civic Engagement Can BeMake civic literacy a core Learned expectation for all students • Good Practices in Place, Too Few Students Take Advantage
  29. 29. Actions for Developing Civic Leader of the FuturePractice civic inquiry across all fields of study
  30. 30. Actions for Developing Civic Leader of the Future • Collaboration with Professors andPractice civic inquiry across Academics all fields of study – Demonstrate Value – Scholar-Practitioner – Assessment Key
  31. 31. Actions for Developing Civic Leader of the FutureAdvance civic action through transformative partnerships, at home and abroad
  32. 32. Actions for Developing Civic Leader of the Future • Collaborate – LocalAdvance civic action through – Global transformative – Employers partnerships, at home and abroad • Stay Informed – Associations – Literature – Miscellaneous Scholarly Pursuits
  33. 33. Conviction in Action Foster a civic ethos Make civic literacy Practice civic Advance civic action throughacross all parts of campus a core expectation inquiry across transformative partnerships, and educational culture for all students all fields of study at home and abroad
  34. 34. Developing Civic Leaders for the Future Actions and Critical Outcomes James Ross Beitzel

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