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JES students, staff lead the way
McKinley Henderson, 10, and Tavo Blyther, 11, have been helping Jackson Elementary School stay green while following a student version of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. - photo by Miciah Bennett
A teacher’s responsibility doesn’t end with state-mandated curriculum. Character, morals, positive behavior and leadership skills are also key aspects of developing well-rounded and responsible adults. To better influence every area of their student’s lives, Jackson Elementary School (JES) faculty and staff members have implemented The Leader in Me, a program developed by the late Stephen Covey, author of “7 Habits of Highly Effective People.”