In theme with our Fall Meeting — Leading to Transform: Taking Us Where We Should Be — members last week explored the principles of innovation and transformation. The discussions were led by Langdon Morris, author of Permanent Innovation, who underscored the critical need for organizations (businesses to non-profits) to keep pace with the changing world.
Every organization has a life cycle and arrives at a point where its future rests on its ability to adapt at a critical, transitional time. If an organization does not have a strategy, they will likely become obsolete. In the world of education, State Directors must take a leadership role to implement change, applying the critical traits of strategic thinking, communicating, planning, managing. The global economy, technology and other influences of the changing world requires CTE to be ready to embrace change.