About Cleo Gordon Elementary School
Cleo Gordon Elementary is a Leader In Me school! "The Leader in Me is Franklin Covey’s whole school transformation process. It teaches 21st century leadership and life skills to students and creates a culture of student empowerment based on the idea that every child can be a leader."
Content from The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People is a key component of The Leader in Me. The 7 Habits is a combination of universal, timeless principles of personal and interpersonal effectiveness, such as responsibility, vision, integrity, teamwork, collaboration and renewal, which are secular in nature and common to all people and cultures. Here’s how the 7 Habits are taught to students in an age-appropriate format within The Leader in Me process:
Habit 1: Be Proactive
Habit 2: Begin with the End in Mind
Habit 3: Put First Things First
Habit 4: Think Win-Win
Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood
Habit 6: Synergize
Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw
“We only get one chance to prepare children for a world none of us can possibly predict, what are we going to do with that one chance?”—Principal Muriel Summers, A.B. Combs Elementary
Cleo Gordon Elementary Mission and Core Beliefs
We are the leaders of Cleo Gordon.
We proactively create a safe, kind, and respectful learning environment.
Comets synergize because working together is learning together.
I give my best effort now because I am worthy of a bright future.
Great happens here and it begins with me.