Laneer Middle School’s Journey to Build a Culture
Directions: Re-read pages 4-10 in Building an Intentional School Culture by Elbot and Fulton. Pay attention to the steps Laneer Middle School took the first year in order to create a culture of character. Answer the questions below and upload to Canvas.
List seven steps Laneer Middle School intentionally took the first year to shape the school’s culture.
Each of the steps above is very important to building a culture. As a leader, which step do you think you will excel at doing? Why?
In your current organization, which step do you think will require the most time and energy or even a different strategy to accomplish?
Think about the culture of your current organization. Has your organization followed some of the same steps as Laneer Middle School? If yes, describe the steps taken. How has the culture changed or not changed? If no, what would be the next steps for your organization? Explain why those steps seem like appropriate next steps. Answer in a minimum of a 3-4 sentence paragraph.