What Matters Most For School Leaders

Author: Robert D. Ramsey
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483361160
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A primer of what is truly important for today's school leaders, this survival guide is made up of 25 fundamental insights and baseline beliefs that never change.

Managing Difficult Frustrating And Hostile Conversations

Author: Georgia J. Kosmoski
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9781412913409
Size: 74.43 MB
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Be prepared to manage stressful situations before they happen. The second edition of this best-selling resource provides updated content and uncovers effective strategies for dispelling common sensitive situations.

Leading Good Schools To Greatness

Author: Susan P. Gray
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452237492
Size: 30.12 MB
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Build your capacity to lead your school to greatness! Great leaders are made, not born. Written by the authors of From Good Schools to Great Schools, this sequel shows how great school leaders can be developed and how leaders can acquire the powerful personal leadership characteristics that the best administrators use to lead their schools to greatness. Chapters include: Self-assessments that reveal your inherent leadership dispositions Tips from exceptional principals in the field Strategies and case studies for developing specific leadership qualities Application exercises that put the strategies into action Reflection activities that encourage professional growth

The Principal As Instructional Leader

Author: Sally J. Zepeda
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317914783
Size: 10.53 MB
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First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Education In The Commonwealth Caribbean And Netherlands Antilles

Author: Emel Thomas
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1623564301
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Education in the Commonwealth Caribbean and Netherlands Antilles provides a contemporary survey of education development and key educational issues in the region. The chapters cover: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, the Netherlands Antilles (Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, Saba, Saint Eustatius and Saint Maarteen), Montserrat, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Surinam, Trinidad and Tobago, and the Turks and Caicos Islands. The book includes discussions of the impact of local, regional and global occurrences, including social, political and geographical events, on education systems and schooling in the region. As a whole, the book provides a comprehensive reference resource for contemporary education policies in the Caribbean, and explores some of the problems these countries face during the process of development. It is an essential reference for researchers, scholars, international agencies and policy-makers at all levels.

Be The Best At What Matters Most

Author: Joe Calloway
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118611187
Size: 58.82 MB
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Winners in business aren't the ones who do the most things; the winners are the ones who do the most important things Be the Best at What Matters Most is about the one essential strategy for business leaders, entrepreneurs, owners, managers and those who want to be one. Simplify, focus, and win by outperforming all your competition on those things that create real value for the customer. This is about substance, not flash, and the ultimate "wow" factors of high quality performance, consistency and relentless improvement. Thought provoking questions, activities, and action steps are built into every section of the book Author Joe Calloway, an International Speakers Hall of Fame inductee, has been a popular business speaker for thirty years and worked with hundreds of companies to help them create and sustain success Be the Best at What Matters Most will help you and your team focus on taking the actions that maximize results, growth, and profit.

It S Not About You

Author: Bob Burg
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101544333
Size: 39.34 MB
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Please note that IT'S NOT ABOUT YOU has been revised and republished with a new title, THE GO-GIVER LEADER (ISBN: 9780399562945). We encourage you to search for THE GO-GIVER LEADER instead of the old edition. From the Hardcover edition.

School Leadership That Works

Author: Robert J. Marzano
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416602275
Size: 57.16 MB
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Describes a variety of leadership responsibilities that have an effect on student achievement.

Dealing With Difficult Parents

Author: Todd Whitaker
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317382528
Size: 12.44 MB
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Communicating with parents is one of the most challenging and potentially stressful tasks that teachers face on a daily basis. Whether trying to resolve a heated argument or delivering bad news, it is essential to know how to handle difficult situations and establish positive relationships with your students’ parents. In this updated second edition of the bestselling Dealing with Difficult Parents, award-winning educators Todd Whitaker and Douglas J. Fiore help you develop a repertoire of tools and skills for comfortable and effective interaction with parents. The book’s features include: Tools to help you understand parents’ motivations and how to work with them rather than against them; Detailed scripts for dealing with even the most stubborn and volatile parents; New strategies for increasing parent involvement to foster student success; An all-new chapter on the role that social media can play in interacting with parents; and A new chapter on initiating contact with parents to build positive credibility. This must-read book will equip you with the skills you need to expertly navigate even the most challenging encounters with parents, and walk away feeling that you have made a positive and meaningful impact.

The Undergraduate Experience

Author: Peter Felten
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111905074X
Size: 55.14 MB
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A clear, practical framework for getting higher education back on track The Undergraduate Experience is a guide for significantly improving student learning and institutional performance in the rapidly changing world of higher education. Written by recognized experts in undergraduate education, this book encourages college and university leaders to rethink current practices that fragment the student experience, and to focus on creating powerful, integrated undergraduate learning for all students. Drawing from their own deep experience and the latest research, the authors reveal key principles that enable institutional change and enhance student outcomes in any higher education setting. Coverage includes high-impact practices for engagement, the importance of strategic leadership, the necessity of setting and maintaining high expectations, and insight on fostering excellence through systematic planning. Through its core themes and action principles, this book can be a valuable resource for faculty, staff, administrators, and governing boards at all types of postsecondary institutions. The book provides a practical framework for achieving excellence in undergraduate education by focusing on: Learning Relationships Expectations Alignment Improvement Leadership The value of an undergraduate education is under greater scrutiny than ever before, and campus leaders must be able to convey the value of their institutions to students, boards, donors, and legislators. Is a college or university degree worth the increasing cost? Are today's students academically adrift? What's the difference between a degree and an education? Responding to these questions requires focused action by individuals and institutions. The Undergraduate Experience offers practical guidance for creating and sustaining excellence in the face of disruption and change in higher education.