Reynaldo Martinez Elementary School is proud to be a Leader in Me School. Leader in Me is a whole-school improvement process based on the idea that everyone can be a leader. This evidence-based approach empowers students with the leadership and life-skills they need to thrive in the 21st century. We focus on developing the whole-child by:
teaching LEADERSHIP to every student,
creating a CULTURE of student empowerment,
and aligning systems to drive results in ACADEMICS.
Leader in Me
Finding Inspiration in Every Turn
7 Habits of Highly Effective People
7 Habits of Highly Effective People is one of the key frameworks of the Leader in Me process. In addition to helping students learn and apply leadership skills, the 7 Habits give us a common language in building a supportive emotional environment.
The 4 Disciplines of Execution is another key framework of the Leader in Me that helps us to identify, track, and achieve academic and personal Wildly Important Goals (WIGs).
The 7 HABITS
#1 BE PROACTIVE
YOU ARE IN CHARGE
#2 BEGIN WITH THE END IN MIND
MAKE A PLAN!
#3 PUT FIRST THINGS FIRST
#4 THINK WIN-WIN
EVERYONE CAN WIN
#5 SEEK FIRST TO UNDERSTAND, THEN TO BE UNDERSTOOD
LISTEN BEFORE YOU TALK
I Value Other People's Strengths and Learn From Them
#7 SHARPEN THE SAW
BALANCE FEELS BEST