Leading School Change

Author: Todd Whitaker
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317930746
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Make positive and immediate changes in your school with the support of your entire staff. New from acclaimed speaker and bestselling author Todd Whitaker (What Great Teachers Do Differently, Dealing with Difficult Parents), Leading School Change provides principals, assistant principals, district superintendents, and other educators with concrete steps for getting colleagues to champion and work toward the changes you want to make. Drawing from years of experience working with leaders at the school and district levels, Whitaker shares nine specific strategies for overcoming resistance, building cooperation, and recruiting hands-on help. An essential tool for leaders, this book delivers a complete action plan for those who want to implement results-oriented school change. Companion Study Guide Available

Implementation Guide Leading School Change

Author: Todd Whitaker
Publisher: Eye on Education
ISBN: 9781596671362
Size: 47.47 MB
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This two-part Implementation Guide will help to deepen your understanding and sharpen your ability to implement each of the strategies discussed in Leading School Change: Nine Strategies to Bring Everybody on Board. Part One offers discussion questions and activities which focus on each of the nine strategies. They can be completed by an educator working individually or addressed collaboratively and interactively by a group or leadership team from a school, district, or organization. This guide will greatly enhance your group's ability to implement any change you would like to make in your organization. Part Two consists of a Quick Start Step-By-Step Action Plan. It is for individuals and leadership groups to use once they have a full understanding of the nine strategies and are ready to start implementing the changes they need to improve their organizations.

Leading Standards Based Education Reform

Author: Linda R. Vogel
Publisher: R&L Education
ISBN: 1607099837
Size: 70.14 MB
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Standards-based education (SBE) has been the dominant educational reform movement since the early 1980s, reinforced by federal and state accountability systems. This book examines the efforts of educational leaders in implementing SBE to improve student achievement in a variety of demographic contexts but with common challenges.

Transforming High Schools Through Rti

Author: Jeremy Koselak
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317927508
Size: 61.44 MB
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Simplify your approach to implementing Response-to-Intervention (RTI) and make strides toward improved achievement in your high school. In this book, experienced educator Jeremy Koselak shows high school leaders how to attain measurable results through a framework of tiered, dynamic intervention strategies known as RTI. With an awareness of the challenges unique to implementing RTI in high schools, the author explains many of the best policies for continuous improvement. Strategies highlight essential steps for successfully implementing RTI and present a pathway for avoiding common pitfalls. Unique features of this book include: An updated synthesis of high school level RTI recommendations derived from an assortment of research. A frank discussion on the practical concerns and limitations associated with implementing RTI in high schools An illustration of how to embed data-based decision-making into a school's culture Templates and figures demonstrating high school samples Reflections and case studies for actual high schools And more!

Executive Skills For Busy School Leaders

Author: Christopher Hitch
Publisher: Eye on Education
ISBN:
Size: 64.94 MB
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Prime yourself for all aspects of school leadership with effectiveness strategies from educators and experts Chris Hitch and David Coley. This comprehensive and practical handbook offers research-based tools to help you fulfill all of your leadership responsibilities on time and with laser-like focus. The authors also share tips from their combined experiences as elementary, middle, and high school principals. Executive Skills for Busy School Leaders provides examples of best practices from the business and non-profit sectors and applies them specifically to schools. Topics range from managing time and leading high-performance teams to monitoring your budget and implementing a school improvement plan. Strategies include: -Finding time for instructional leadership -Diagnosing the strengths and needs of your school -Leading a multi-generational faculty -Data-driven decision making -Managing high-, middle- and under-performing individuals

The Challenge Of Change

Author: Michael Fullan
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412953766
Size: 31.16 MB
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Michael Fullan and other notable experts present a cohesive model of tri-level reform—school, district, and state educators collaborating to build and strengthen capacity for change.

Stop Leading Like It S Yesterday

Author: Casey Reason
Publisher: Solution Tree Press
ISBN: 1936763206
Size: 56.53 MB
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Leadership practices from the Industrial Revolution are no longer effective in 21st century classrooms. Explore the Leading for Excellence and Fulfillment model, and discover practical, research-based strategies that will be relevant to school leaders today and tomorrow. Integrate ready-to-use techniques into your current leadership practices to maximize innovation and open up an unprecedented world of opportunities for both students and teachers.

The Savvy Principal

Author: Jody Capelluti
Publisher: R&L Education
ISBN: 1610486277
Size: 24.44 MB
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This book provides specific and candid suggestions and ideas for becoming a standout leader. It recommends actions and strategies to positively influence others behavior. It also suggests tactics and actions to avoid. Because, in reality, if principals are successful: students, teachers, schools and superintendents will benefit. And if this is the case; it naturally follows that school boards, parents and communities will be proud and pleased with what is happening in their schools. Everyone wins when the principal is successful.

Leading Every Day

Author: Joyce Kaser
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9781412916417
Size: 77.84 MB
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This update of the award-winning bestseller provides four months of contemplations centered on the major areas in which leaders work and inspires educators to practice effective leadership.