Embedded in the eight “Principals for Sailing” is a character education plan and a career plan. This initiative focuses on excellence in academics, life skills, and character education which make it a powerful tool for students. When fully implemented, the initiative becomes an anti-bullying program and a prevention plan for drug and alcohol abuse. It provides core support for school-wide positive behavior. It is founded on teachers and parents building relationships with students while finding each child’s gifts and talents. The relevance of the program becomes evident as students explore their passions and career paths.
The S. S. Leader Ship Series
Each book includes leadership principles and activities to help students begin their own personal Voyage to Greatness. The S. S. Leader Ship is a floating school where students are able to learn about leadership and put their skills to the test. Meet the Captain, his crew, and the characters who are part of the leadership series. There are more on the way!
Indigo Crow finds Her Sea Legs
Indigo has a dream. Her friends in the forest tell her that birds of a feather should flock together and that all crows stay in the forest. Find out how Indigo pursues her dream and finally reaches her goal. All leadership principles are addressed in this book.
Snickers Takes a Leap of Faith
Snickers is a puppy with a very rough life, but when faced with the most difficult decision of his lifetime, he decides to take a leap of faith. Find out where Snickers lands and where his faith leads him. Students will learn leadership principles while reading the book.
Sophie Starfish Gets the Point
Sophie lives in the ocean and is tossed about on the ocean floor by the ocean waves. Sophie wants to be a bright, shining star and have an important job. Discover how Sophie learns to shine and be a true leader.
Joy the Crab Learns to Sing
Joy the Crab lives in the ocean with a lot of other crabs. The crabs are always complaining, but not Joy! Joy finds the best in every situation. Join Joy on an adventure that teaches these grumpy crabs how to have grateful hearts.
Ollie Octopus Shows Up
Tucker is a new student aboard the S.S. Leader Ship, a floating school, where students learn how to become leaders. During Tucker's adventures exploring the ocean, he meets Ollie Octopus. Ollie tries to blend in with the scenery and become invisible so that no one has to look at him. Through Tucker's help, Ollie learns how to use his unique talents to help others. Follow Tucker and Ollie on this amazing ocean adventure.