The Leader in Me
Ridge Wood is a Steven Covey, The Leader in Me school. The Leader in Me is a dynamic framework built on the premise that every child is endowed with the ability to be a leader. In this light, we give our students opportunities to create goals for themselves and monitor their progress over time. By empowering our students to take ownership over their own success, we are creating 21st century leaders who will compete on a global stage.
Ridge Wood was recognized as the 9th Leader in Me Lighthouse School in Michigan 2016. This means that our staff underwent a rigorous multi-year training regimen, worked alongside students and gamiliesto implement each of the components of the framework, and were found by FranklinCovey to have implemented the core components with fidelity. We were honored to have received the Lighthouse School of Academic Distinction Award every year since 2017. We are excited to continue to grow and cultivate our leaders.