This course examines organization, roles, and relationships within the various work settings of the school district leader. The course distinguishes between leadership, power, and fear as motivators for human action. The process and purpose of building and leading inclusive communities with collegiality and collaboration are explored in theory and practice. Candidates are engaged in activities and processes to develop knowledge and skill in areas of communication, negotiation, facilitation, conflict management, and feedback. These define the lens through which candidates observe and analyze the board - superintendent relationship within a school district.