Lead Like Me - Student/Advisor Leadership Workshop

Lead Like Me - Student/Advisor Leadership Workshop

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Training Student Leaders and Advisors

OAESP's Student Leadership Workshop "Lead Like Me" has trained more than 600 Oklahoma students and their advisors to be successful leaders on their campuses.  During the one day workshop, 4th-6th grade students and their advisors learn to create a dynamic student leadership team.  This is a great PTA/PTO project to fund for your students!!!    Please consider hosting a "Lead Like Me" session at your school and registration is now open for the 2019 trainings.


 Email Dr. Gracie Branch, OAESP Executive Director, to schedule a fall workshop in your district or learn more about hosting a workshop.

2019 Training Dates & Locations

Trainings are 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM at every location. 

Lead Like Me Training Locations & Principal Hosts
Sept. 17 Elk City Western Technology Center
301 Western Drive
Elk City, OK   73644
Pam Joy
Sept. 26 Enid Garfield ES
400 N. 7Th Street
Enid, OK  73701

Ricardo Tarango
Oct. 1 Putnam City Putnam City Center
Conference Rooms A & B
Mick Hoggatt
Oct. 11 Byng

Homer ES
1400 North Monte Vista
Ada, OK 74820

Lisa Shores
Oct. 15 Shawnee

Sequoyah ES
1401 E Independence St.
Shawnee, OK 74804

Kim Paxon
Oct. 25 Ponca City

Board of Education/Admin. Building
613 E. Grand Ave

Oct. 30 Bixby

Central Intermediate School
9401 E. 161 St.
Bixby, OK 74008

Brenda Shaw
Nov. 8 Norman Cleveland ES
500 N Sherry
Norman, OK 73072
Ty Bell
Nov. 12 Edmond Heritage ES
400 E Sorghum Mill Road
Edmond, OK  73034
Cathey Bugg
Nov. 15 Woodward TBA Tara Burnett
TBA Lawton
TBA Tahlequah

Workshop Benefits

Student leaders and advisors receive invaluable handbooks containing essential information needed to create a successful student council or student leadership program at their school.  Each participant also receives a free Lead Like Me t-shirt.  They also:

• Discover techniques to generate peer participation.

• Explore tools to create meaningful and challenging projects and fundraisers.

• Network with other student leaders.

During their own session, students will:

• Discover the leadership style they possess and learn to develop it in order to become a successful leader.

• Understand roles and responsibilities and how to effectively communicate as a student leader.

• Learn how to utilize an agenda and what is expected of them in a meeting.

• Experience the excitement of networking with student leaders in other schools.

• Identify leadership challenges and problem-solving techniques.

During their own session, advisors will:

• Learn how to organize the council or student leadership program and keep it active all year.

• Explore how to develop a constitution, establish the criteria for membership and hold a successful election.

• Discover a successful and unique project and fundraising ideas.

• Learn how to become a nationally recognized Student Council.

• Have invaluable networking time with experienced StuCo/leadership team advisors.

• Have time during a joint session to work with their own leadership team.

The workshop provides an important time to share:

• Ideas

• Successful programs

• Challenges

• Questions


• NAESP Student Council Excellence Awards

Recognize student leaders for outstanding participation in the following areas: community service, student leadership, citizenship, and school spirit. Councils must be a member of ASCA in order to qualify for the award. The cost for membership is $50 for NAESP members and $75 for non-members.

Student Council Excellence Award Application

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