Leader In Me

The Leader in Me is a whole-school transformation model that acts like the operating system for a computer- it improves performance of all other programs. Based on the 7 habits of highly Effective People, The Leader in Me produces transformational results such as higher academic achievement, fewer discipline problems, and increased engagement among teachers and parents. Better yet, The Leader in Me equips students with the self confidence and skills they need to thrive in the 21 century economy.

What would be possible if your school was filled with students who were responsible, who showed initiative, who were creative, who knew how to set goals and meet them, who got along with people of various backgrounds and cultures, and who could resolve conflicts and solve problems?




     Problem Solving



Initiative and Self-direction


Cross-cultural Skills


This feedback represents what most people believe- that our school should not merely be focused on improving test scores, but should provide opportunities for students to develop their potential. As Muriel searched for answers she attended a 7 Habits seminar and noticed how comprehensive the habits were in covering the same needs expressed by her community. She and staff developed a leadership theme and a school mission statement: To Develop Leaders, One Child at a Time. they taught the 7 Habits not as a curriculum, but in a ubiquitous fashion, integrating them into the curriculum, traditions, systems, and culture of Ab Combs.