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    1. A Portfolio Reflection Pier J. Z. Bocchini Marshall University Graduate College February 2009

    2. My Journey as a Doctoral Student: The Road Less Travelled Robert Frost eloquently stated a journey in his poem The Road Not Taken a.k.a The Road Less Travelled ..Two roads diverged in a wood And I took the one less travelled by, And that has made all the difference.

    3. Decision to Make This Journey Family influence Previous work experience University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown MA in Counseling, MS in Industrial Relations, and BA in Psychology

    4. Understanding and Awareness of Leadership Style Servant Leadership

    5. Servant Leadership Greenleaf (2003) states that a servant leader has ten characteristics: Listening Empathy Healing Awareness Persuasion Conceptualization Foresight Stewardship Commitment to the growth of people Building community

    6. Larry Spears (2004) states that servant leadership is based on teamwork and community, one that seeks to involve others in decision making, one strongly based in ethical and caring behavior.

    7. Those who subscribe to Servant Leadership? Robert Greenleaf Stephen Covey John Maxwell

    8. Servant Leadership traced back to religious roots Translation of writings of Lao Tzu (600 B.C.) FORTY-NINE The greatest leader forgets himself And attends to the development of others. Good leaders support excellent workers. Great leaders support the bottom ten percent. Great leaders know that The diamond in the rough Is always found in the rough.

    9. Portfolio Requirements

    10. National Presentation

    11. NCPEA National Conference August 1-4, 2007 Lexington, KY Collaboration with: Dr. Michael Cunningham, Dr. Teresa Eagle, and Mrs. Bonnie Allman Courses supporting activity: LS 710 Principles of Leadership LS 705 Administration Theory Servant leadership skills used: listening, awareness, conceptualization, foresight, commitment to the growth of people

    12. Research

    13. Virtual School Summer 2007 Marshall University Graduate College Collaboration with: Dr. Michael Cunningham, Dr. Teresa Eagle, and Mrs. Bonnie Allman Courses supporting activity: LS 710 Principles of Leadership LS 705 Administration Theory Servant leadership skills used: listening, awareness, conceptualization, foresight, commitment to the growth of people

    14. Qualitative Research

    15. Pilot Study of Effect of WV PROMISE Scholarship on Secondary and Higher Education Institutions Summer 2007 Marshall University Graduate College Collaboration with: Dr. Bobbi Nicholson, Ms. Joy Cline, Mr. David Lawson, Mr. Darrell Taylor Courses supporting activity: LS 703 Research and Design EDF 625 Qualitative Research Servant leadership skills used: listening, awareness, conceptualization, foresight

    16. Co-Teaching

    17. CI 676 Program Evaluation Spring 2007 Marshall University Graduate College Professor of Course: Dr. Ronald Childress Courses supporting activity: CI 676 Program Evaluation Servant leadership skills used: listening, awareness, foresight, commitment to the growth of people

    18. Internship

    19. Survey Research Office of Student Life University of Charleston June July 2001 University of Charleston Collaboration with: Dr. Jack Yeager and Mr. Doug Walters, Dean of Student Life Courses supporting activity: LS 760 Politics of Education LS 714 Higher Education Administration EDF 711 Survey Research LS 707 Ethical Theory Servant leadership skills used: listening, empathy, awareness, conceptualization, foresight, commitment to the growth of people and building community

    20. Final Reflection Better understanding of: Leadership Style Collaboration Research Growth both personally and professionally

    21. Thanks to: Dr. Mary Harris-John, Chairperson Dr. Michael Cunningham, Committee Member Dr. Michael Burton, Committee Member Dr. Frieda Owen, Committee Member As well as: Dr. Ronald Childress Dr. Teresa Eagle Peter (my son), family, friends, and all professors who have supported me through this journey

    22. Questions?