Belldegrun Center for Innovative Leadership

Mission Statement:
The Belldegrun Center for Innovative Leadership prepares community members to engage with real world challenges and explore solutions within and beyond the classroom. 

From innovative Lower School day camps to engaging Upper School courses, this mission is woven into the fabric of these unique Summer at Brentwood offerings.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions and recommendations, this year we will offer an online course for Upper School students.

Courses Available

Core Leadership Skills

Through the integration of the following leadership skills, Belldegrun Center for Innovative Leadership cultivates: 

Innovative Problem Solvers
Critical, creative, and design thinking
Collaboration and co-creation; inspiring a shared vision
Adaptability and perseverance

Courageous Risk Takers
Brave thinking and actions
Embracing failure as an opportunity to learn
Being in the present

Effective Managers
Breaking large projects into small steps
Seeking and incorporating feedback
Follow-through and accountability

Adept Communicators
Active listening
Public speaking and group facilitation
Media and digital literacy 

Inspired Community Builders
Cross-cultural fluency
Empathy and conflict resolution
Self-reflection and societal awareness