ACT 45 Course 1:
Leadership for High Performance Schools
(MBA 890-22)

The focus of LVC’s program is to address current pressures and challenges faced by school district administrators by offering continuing education coursework that incorporates the best of education and business leadership as well as effective practices from each field. The courses will be taught by high quality instructors (superintendents and business experts), in a team-teaching approach
Lebanon Valley College will offer Course 1: Leadership for High Performance Schools in fall of 2011 for school system leaders (Superintendents, IU Directors, Principals, and Assistant Principals). The course will provide:

  • 33 ACT 45 hours
  • 1.5 MBA credits towards a MBA degree with a concentration is School Leadership
The course is specifically designed to equip school leaders with the knowledge and skills to strategically create an organizational system that is focused on increasing student success. This will be accomplished by providing a systemic perspective to organizational dynamics, and how it impacts a school leader’s capacity to build a high performance culture.

This course will challenge participants to look at a total school system within the context of the social, economic and political environment and address the three key concepts of organizational behavior: 1) individual processes, 2) team processes and 3) organizational processes. As a result of the course, school leaders will enhance the skills necessary to identifying barriers to student success, predicting the potential impact of the social, economic and political environment on school systems and student achievement, and devising action plans for creating a high performance educational system.

Course Details:
Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA
October 7, 21, November 4, 18, December 2
8:30-11:30 a.m.
Course Number: MBA 890-22

  • Dr. Hope Witmer, PhD in Applied Management and Decision Sciences-specialization: Leadership and Organizational Change
  • Dr. Joseph V. Kristobak, Jr., EdD, Superintendent Cornwall-Lebanon School District
For more information, or to register for the course, please contact Lebanon Valley College, Graduate Studies and Continuing Education at 717-867-6213, or