Leaders in Mesquite ISD display three characteristics:
- Commitment to Growth
- Heart for Others
- Passion for Results
To guide you toward owning your leadership development, these characteristics contain eight specific competencies. Together, these characteristics and competencies define excellent leadership in Mesquite ISD. This online resource is intended to support your personal growth and development through Mesquite ISD’s Leading Through Ownership model. Click on a characteristic in the diagram to reveal its competencies, relevant definitions and examples of those competencies in various roles throughout the district.
Applies the skills of listening, reflecting, empathizing, and synthesizing to influence and impact others and the community
Develops partnerships and meaningful relationships with people from diverse experiences.
Celebrates and recognizes the impact and value of people
Makes decisions driven by values and informed by data.
Consistently reflects on one’s practice and passionately pursues opportunities to learn while growing self and others
Ensures actions are highly nimble and responsive to the varying needs of others and the organization
Sets goals, seeks evidence of impact, and holds self and others accountable to achievement
Embraces/develops a shared vision and effectively communicates the path forward.