Self-Mastery - Positive Impact - Leadership in Action
We believe that all students can cultivate a leadership mindset, develop leadership skills, and be leaders. Leadership development fosters universal, transferable skills that will benefit students in the long run. Introducing the Leadership Sequence Program.
Beginning with sophomores this Fall, students will develop their leadership in the first year of a focused, three-year program. Sophomores will take Leadership I: Self-Mastery, designed to develop the skills, habits, and thought processes to enable them to succeed as independent agents. Leadership II: Positive Impact will be their junior year focus, which reinforces the competencies of personal mastery while working more explicitly on developing leadership capabilities. Finally, as seniors, students will enroll in Leadership III: Leadership in Action, when they will exhibit leadership responsibilities at school and use seminar time to reflect on and improve their performance.
JPII President Chris Keavy will coordinate the program and engage community leaders and faculty members in the program’s seminar workshops and cohort activities.
Additionally, for those students interested in further exploration of leadership theory and performance, the popular and successful elective course Leadership Studies and Leadership Practicum is open to senior students. The course is taught by the Director of Leadership Studies and “co-taught” by community leaders who contribute to class lectures.
Designed to develop the skills, habits, and thought processes that will enable students to succeed as independent agents.
Structure: Seminar classes meet once monthly in October, November, December, January, February, March, and April. All sophomores attend. Sessions will include whole group presentations and group cohorts working station activities.
Self-awareness & personal identity
Mentors & role models
Moral foundations: values, honor, & ethical decision making
Prayer and spiritual formation
Public speaking & active listening
Ethical scenarios and case studies
Christian service and servant leadership
The focus in junior year is to reinforce the competencies of personal mastery while focusing more explicitly on developing student leadership capabilities.
Structure: Seminar classes meet once monthly in October, November, December, January, February, March, and April. All juniors attend. Sessions will include whole group presentations and group cohorts working station activities.
Running a meeting
Feedback: giving and receiving messages
Understanding other people
Situational leadership and case studies
Exploring 12th-grade leadership positions
Teamwork & group dynamics
Embracing Community: Values, Vision, & Citizenship
Church: the Body of Christ
Christian service and servant leadership
Seniors exhibit leadership responsibilities at school. Class time during this seminar is used primarily to reflect on and improve students’ performance in their leadership roles and responsibilities. Schedule quarterly planning/reflections session
Structure: Seminar classes meet once monthly in October, November, February, and March. All seniors attend. Sessions will include whole group presentations and group cohorts working station activities.
Performing Arts leadership
Community leadership (non-school activities)
Senior Speaker Series: Create meetings when seniors deliver a talk to the community. Talks could highlight how students initially came to JPII, how their time here has unfolded, goals for the future, and valuable lessons learned.
Lieutenant Andrew O’Malley
Lieutenant Swat Commander, Yarmouth Police Dept.
Dr. Robert Cody, PhD
Executive Director, Leadership Institute
Ms. Lisa Guyon
Executive Director, We Can
Admiral Frances McDonald
President, Mass Maritime Academy
Mr. Mike Lauf, MBA
President & CEO, Cape Cod Healthcare
Ms. Wendy Northcross
CEO, Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce
Ms. Lysetta Hurge-Putnam
Executive Director, Independence House
Mr. Chris Keavy, M.A.
President, JPII & SFXP
Mr. Mark Skala
President & CEO Cape and Islands United Way
Ms. Stacie Peugh
President & CEO YMCA Cape Cod
Judge Therese Wright
District Court Judge Barnstable District Court
Ms. Christen O’Malley
President & CEO Cape Cod Foundation
Ms. Lauren Barker
CEO Cape Cod Young Professionals
Mr. Jere Doyle
Exec Director Center for Entrepreneurship Boston College
Ms. Lisa Oliver
President & CEO Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod