Leadership Development Program

  • Non-Instructional Leadership Development Program (NILDP) - is a joint venture between the Office of Talent Development and Sheridan Technical Center. Designed for aspiring non-instructional leaders, participants are selected through a competitive application process. This 36 week, 216 hour blended-learning (face-to-face and online) program builds frameworks, strategies, and processes for continuous improvement and the building of leadership skills. The goal of the program is to provide non-instructional employees with the knowledge, skills and behaviors necessary to perform effectively in supervisory positions.

    Program Goal 

    Provide Non-Instructional personnel with the knowledge, skills and behaviors necessary to perform effectively in a supervisory position. This 36 week, 216 hour blended-learning (face-to-face and online) program builds frameworks, strategies, and processes for continuous improvement and the building of leadership skills.

    Program is designed for Non-Instructional employees represented by the BTU-TSP, COPA, ESMAB, or FOPE group, pay grade 21 and below with a minimum of three (3) years work experience with the Broward County Public Schools.

    Participants Completing the Program will:

    • Identify their leadership style
    • Demonstrate effective leadership strategies
    • Demonstrate effective oral and written skills
    • Identify the warning signs of employee performance problems
    • Articulate the progressive discipline process
    • Conduct effective performance counseling
    • Utilize coaching, mentoring and feedback skills
    • Apply appropriate laws, rules, policies, procedures & contracts
    • Recognize the importance of diversity within the School District
    • Demonstrate effective interviewing techniques
    • Analyze effective teams and team building strategies
    • Demonstrate effective time/project management techniques
    • Support reform initiatives using the change process

    Areas of Concentration

    • Communication Skills
    • Supervisory Skills
    • Personal Productivity Skills

    NOTE:  The Non-Instructional Leadership Development Program (NILDP) Application window is currently closed for this school year.

Contact Information

  • Talent Acquisition & Operations (Non-Instructional)

    600 SE Third Avenue

    Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

    Phone: 754-321-1810

    Fax: 754-321-1826

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    Eric M. Chisem

    Director