As part of superintendent preparation, students from the Executive Educational Leadership program turned to horses last weekend to gain leadership insights. The horses are part of a non-traditional, experiential learning opportunity that supports our graduate students in the development of their self-identity as school system leaders.
Equine assisted learning (EAL) activities have been identified as having a role in leadership development. Research shows that the use of horses for improving management practices is growing because of their ability to help humans practice self-awareness, clarity when communicating, and improve non-verbal cues.
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