What is a good leader and what characteristics do good leaders possess? This course will review four former U.S. Presidents and their struggles with person and professional crises.
Students will read presidential historian, Doris Kearns Goodwin’s latest book Leadership, In Turbulent Times, and discuss the elements of leadership as found in these histories. Students will discuss common traits, characteristics, and events that shaped the leadership of four U.S. Presidents. Students will also discuss how leadership transcends politics and influences a plethora of other arenas including the classroom, large and small businesses, farm & field.
Led by Marge Harris over six Thursdays beginning March 14 and ending April 25.
Thursday, March 14 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Martha's Vineyard Regional High School
100 Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557