CBC presents Leadership course graduates
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Coastal Bend College is proud to present the first graduates of the Critical Thinking in Leadership curriculum in the state of Texas. Graduates from Leadership Live Oak County include: Sally Conn, Debi Bledsoe and Michael Ginster.

Graduates from Leadership Refugio County include: Thomas Bernal, Charles Garrett Engelking, Lenny Anzaldua and Misty Upton. Those graduating from Leadership Bee County include: Gilbert Perez, Kathleen Echevarria, John Reid, Cara Frederick and Kelsey Hill.

The development and writing of the Critical Thinking in Leadership Curriculum was supported by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Leadership Grant 81102. The curriculum writers reviewed the Texas Rural Leadership Program curriculum, kept the salient parts and added curriculum components that focused on critical thinking based on data driven decision making principles. Successful completers will receive continuing education units in LEAD 1000 Workforce Development with Critical Thinking, LEAD 2000 Corporate and Community Development with Critical Thinking, and LEAD 2050 Leadership Development with Critical Thinking if the program is associated with an accredited community college in the state of Texas. More information on the Critical Thinking in Leadership curriculum and TRLP may be reviewed at

Topics include:

1.0 Making the Case for Critical Thinking Leadership

2.0 Communication from the Community and Corporate Perspective

3.0 Team Building

4.0 Strategies for Obtaining and Using Qualitative and Quantitative Data

5.0 Strategic Planning

6.0 Action Planning

7.0 Monitoring Progress of Projects and Grants

Coastal Bend College will host the next classes for Leadership Bee, Live Oak and Refugio Counties beginning on Sept. 11, 2009 and the class will meet the second Friday of every month through June 2010. The revised application may be found at: See Leadership.

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