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Support Your Student Staff     With Structured StudentLeadership Development Plans  Virginia Byrne, virginia.l.byrne@gmail...
How are student staff being developed?Where is their development on your list ofpriorities?
Theoretical Foundations   Illinois Leadership Center       11 Skills & Attributes       Individual goal setting   Mich...
Student Leadership Development Plan(SLDP)Overview: Individualized planning 360 Feedback “Captain” work tasks that align...
Learning ObjectivesAs a result of creating a Student Leadership Development Plan through  the Student Coordinator position...
Time-Line1.   Pre-Assessment2.   Group Retreat3.   Self-Assessment & Leadership Learning Plan4.   One-on-One meeting5.   E...
Leadership Learning PlanHow will you build upon your strengths?Page 1 & 2What Challenges You?Page 3 & 4
ExamplesStrength Examples:   “Be confident in my strengths….I will grow to be    comfortable with them and learn from the...
Assessment Methods
Assessment Foundation   Astin’s Input – Environment – Output Model*                           Environment                ...
Measurements   Astin’s Input – Environment – Output Model                                  Environment       Measurement ...
Assessment Results   Enjoyed individual goal setting       Held themselves and each other accountable       Took owners...
Challenges & SuccessesChallenges:                  Successes: Buy-In                      Freedom to choose Reading    ...
So, Now What?Alone or with an ACPA friend,Fill out the Leadership Learning Plan with some ideas  of how you will better wo...
Questions? Suggestions?How can we support student staff better?
Thank you!Virginia Byrne Virginia.l.byrne@gmail.com Florida State University The Center for Leadership & Civic Education 2...
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Support Your Student Staff with Structured Student Leadership Development Plans

  1. 1. Support Your Student Staff With Structured StudentLeadership Development Plans Virginia Byrne, virginia.l.byrne@gmail.com ACPA National Convention, March 26, 2012
  2. 2. How are student staff being developed?Where is their development on your list ofpriorities?
  3. 3. Theoretical Foundations Illinois Leadership Center  11 Skills & Attributes  Individual goal setting Michigan State University, Career Services Network  “12 Essentials for Success” Leadership Identity Development Model  Komives, Longerbeam, Owen, Mainella, & Osteen (2006) FSU LEAD Plans (retired)  Knowledge, skills, & values of leadership development
  4. 4. Student Leadership Development Plan(SLDP)Overview: Individualized planning 360 Feedback “Captain” work tasks that align with goals Support one another’s development Provides reflection space
  5. 5. Learning ObjectivesAs a result of creating a Student Leadership Development Plan through the Student Coordinator position, students will be able to: 1. Articulate the importance of and comfortably negotiate working in a diverse environment and respecting multiple perspectives 2. Effectively manage his/her time and priorities 3. Identify the importance of being a lifelong learner and how learning is essential to being an effective leader 4. Develop successful communication skills including professional emailing, meeting, and telephone communication, public speaking, and listening. 5. Demonstrate strong critical thinking and problem solving skills 6. Recognize his/her core values and post-graduation visions 7. Build collaborative relationships with the co-coordinator, staff, and program participants 8. Put knowledge of citizenship and service into action 9. Summarize and apply the essential practices of effective leadership and responsible citizenship 10. Demonstrate compassion for others 11. Reflect upon his/her commitment to lifelong service and social responsibility
  6. 6. Time-Line1. Pre-Assessment2. Group Retreat3. Self-Assessment & Leadership Learning Plan4. One-on-One meeting5. Establish Goals6. Implement7. Reflect8. Summarize9. Post-Assessment
  7. 7. Leadership Learning PlanHow will you build upon your strengths?Page 1 & 2What Challenges You?Page 3 & 4
  8. 8. ExamplesStrength Examples: “Be confident in my strengths….I will grow to be comfortable with them and learn from them” Use organizational and financial academic skills in new waysChallenge Examples: Make a resume and visit the Career Center Trust my Co-Coordinator (don’t secretly do all of her work) Live in the NOW, de-stress Use a calendar and prioritize my time better Interact with new groups of people
  9. 9. Assessment Methods
  10. 10. Assessment Foundation Astin’s Input – Environment – Output Model* Environment Input Output* (Astin, 1996)
  11. 11. Measurements Astin’s Input – Environment – Output Model Environment Measurement A : Measurement B: Pre-Test & Reflections & My Meeting Notes Input Output Measurement C: Post-Test & Meeting
  12. 12. Assessment Results Enjoyed individual goal setting  Held themselves and each other accountable  Took ownership for improving the group  “Provided a sense of accomplishment when goals were completed (and sense of "pick it up" attitude when they were not)” Reluctantly enjoyed me following up on them  “At the time I hated them because I didnt enjoy being pushed by V. (Mostly because Im stubborn) Without them I wouldnt continue to work and learn.”
  13. 13. Challenges & SuccessesChallenges: Successes: Buy-In  Freedom to choose Reading their own goals Reflection medium  Balance personal and Overly individualized at professional times development  StrengthsQuest primer
  14. 14. So, Now What?Alone or with an ACPA friend,Fill out the Leadership Learning Plan with some ideas of how you will better work with your student staffThen, let’s share & improve this idea as a group
  15. 15. Questions? Suggestions?How can we support student staff better?
  16. 16. Thank you!Virginia Byrne Virginia.l.byrne@gmail.com Florida State University The Center for Leadership & Civic Education 2nd Year Master’s Student in Student Affairs Portfolio: http://virginialbyrne.wordpress.com/

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