A 2015 study of early childhood leaders affirms that “people skills” are necessary for advancing organizations to help children succeed in school and in life. Participants in an Australian leadership development program perceived leadership capacities related to interpersonal relationships and self-regulation as more important than knowledge and skills that focus on program quality outcomes. Read more about this research and its implications in the Summer 2015 Research Note.
McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership, "An International Perspective on Early Childhood Leadership" (2015). McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership Publications. 3.