Leadership and Character Development
JROTC is a Leadership and Character Development program. The Program of Instruction is taught using the latest instructional technologies and focuses on student centered learning in a structured environment. Through participation in the learning process cadets are able to get a deeper understanding of the subjects and how they may apply what they have learned.
Flandreau Indian School
In South Dakota, 605.997.3773
1132 N. Crescent St.
Flandreau, South Dakota 57028
Introduces cadets to American symbols, customs, and traditions and the history and purpose of Army JROTC. An introduction to the Department of Defense and other services presents the differences and similarities of each service and their unique roles in the defense of the nation. Introduces cadets to the Department of Defense and the military services.
Cadets will learn about the different missions of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and Merchant Marine through research and guest speakers discussing their service. Cadets will investigate the joint operations issues and interrelationships of the services in a conflict or peacetime environment. Introduces cadets to basic leadership concepts (principles, styles, values, the BE, KNOW, and DO attributes, planning process, decision-making/problem-solving process, and supervision). Cadets will have the opportunity to demonstrate - and be assessed/evaluated on - their leadership potential through the application of those concepts in command or staff positions. This Unit also takes a look at understanding human needs as well as race relations and equal opportunity. It also introduces cadets to mentoring and prepares them to participate in a mentoring relationship. Introduces cadets to leadership, its definition, the importance of knowing and applying basic leadership skills (principles, styles, values, the BE, KNOW, and DO attributes).
Cadets will have the opportunity to demonstrate and be assessed/evaluated on - their leadership potential through the application of those concepts in command or staff positions. This also takes a look at understanding human needs as well as race relations and equal opportunity. Continues to build cadets' leadership development by concentrating on basic individual leadership responsibilities/techniques and introducing the responsibilities of team leaders. Cadets will have the opportunity to identify the impact of their actions on themselves as well as on other team members in the areas of individual responsibility, self-reliance, follower-ship, and teamwork. Introduces cadets to the basic principles of management - including time management, how leaders use these principles to effectively manage resources and the basic differences between leadership and management techniques.
Introduces cadets to the elements of a leadership situation, the factors that can influence each element, how leaders can create a positive leadership situation and the results or benefits of a favorable leadership situation. Focuses on negotiating, decision making, problem solving, planning, team development, project management, and mentoring.
Gives cadets the opportunity to demonstrate proficiency as a drill participant and/or drill leader during drill (with or without arms), inspections, and/or ceremonies and to demonstrate leadership potential in an assigned command or staff position within the cadet battalion. Gives cadet leaders (officers) the opportunity to demonstrate proficiency in the manual of arms for the saber. Gives the cadets practical time exercising theories and practices learned in other leadership lessons.
Introduces cadets to the essential skills they will need to maximize learning potential and future success. Cadets will assess their current skill set and work to develop their maximum potential. Cadets will apply learning theory and techniques to improve study, communication, teaching, and planning skills. Social responsibility, conflict resolution, and service learning opportunities provide further cadet development.