Leaders are made, not born. Grounded in this essential understanding, in this course, we will fuse leadership theory, leadership skills and leadership-in-action to offer a meaningful investigation and rigorous pursuit of leadership. You will analyze the actions of famous leaders, debate characteristics of effective leadership and strengthen habits of leadership in your own life. Applying critical thinking and creativity, you will engage in a series of authentic, collaborative projects, providing opportunities to practice leadership skills and shape your personal leadership philosophy. Through action and reflection, this course is intended to get you to think about the qualities of leadership in new ways, develop a fuller appreciation of your talents as a leader and harness your leadership capabilities to positively impact our school and community.