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Leading School Change

Author : Todd Whitaker
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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 School Change

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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

Leading School Change

Author : Todd Whitaker
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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."--publisher website.

Leading School Change

Author : Todd Whitaker
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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
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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.

From Risk to Resiliency

Author : William H. Warring, Jr.
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From Risk to Resiliency offers continuation school developers and classroom teachers a wide range of in-depth choices in which to create resilient, school-wide change. It offers educational leaders research-based evidence in which to overcome common, closely-held beliefs as to the incapacities of continuation school stakeholders and students. Finally, it provides theoretical foundations in which to identify, construct, and measure data-based, educational criteria, necessary for growing program effectiveness.

Transforming High Schools Through RTI

Author : Jeremy Koselak
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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!

The Fearless School Leader

Author : Cynthia Mc Cabe
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This book identifies the six fearless decisions that school leaders need to make to be successful. The author analyzes the top fears that impede effective leadership and lower student achievement, then provides a step by step antidote that will change fear into intention, increase confidence, and produce positive results in your school. In this book, you’ll learn how to: • approach difficult classrooms and solve the problem of low-performing teachers • gain the strength to accept judgment when making controversial decisions during the change process • offer trust and gain it from your staff • use reflection questions and techniques to align thoughts with your best intentions • "re-wire" your thinking as you examine the risks that come with change • take action on standardized test results to improve student learning • feel comfortable making and implementing tough decisions Learn how to change fear into intention so you are able to act with confidence and get the results you really want.

The School Mission Statement

Author : Damian Bebell
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This is a must-have resource for busy educators involved in creating, improving, or reevaluating their school mission statements. The authors provide numerous examples of mission statements from a diverse range of preK-12 schools, offering readers an extremely valuable resource for developing an understanding of various themes and ideas in American education today - all to be better prepared to formulate their own schools' mission statements. Whether you are preparing for accreditation reviews, seeking a broader knowledge base, or are engaged in policy discussions, this practical, readable guide is packed with valuable information to help you reach your professional goals.

The 6 Keys to Teacher Engagement

Author : Cathie West
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In her new book, award-winning principal and leadership expert Cathie West provides education leaders at all levels with the tools and guidance they need to engage teachers in the process of increasing student achievement. With authentic examples and research highlights, readers learn how to develop a motivated faculty that is truly dedicated to school improvement and student success. The "Six Keys" covered in the book are both substantive and comprehensive and offer a clear path to success: Key 1: Create a Culture of Engagement Teacher engagement definition, attributes, and steps towards attainment Key 2: Get Organizationally Engaged Exemplary organization qualities, leadership styles, and effectiveness strategies Key 3: Engineer Engagement Quality meeting characteristics, engagement activities, and leadership techniques Key 4: Zero in on Best Practice Effective teaching attributes, instructional practices, and success tips Key 5: Tap into Teacher Leaders Teacher leader selection, training, and strategic deployment Key 6: Confront Change Challengers Challenger profiles, interventions, and support suggestions BONUS! Every chapter includes a wrap-up to help readers review, apply, and retain new learning for each of the six keys to teacher engagement: Key Concepts provides a bulleted summary of each theme’s major concepts to help readers review key ideas. Best Strategies summarizes each chapter’s high impact teacher engagement strategies. Steps to Success suggests activities that will move new concepts and skills into practice. NOTEWORTHY: This book is also an excellent resource for university and college instructors who are responsible for teacher and principal preparation. The 6 Keys to Teacher Engagement substantially supports graduate level courses pertaining to educational leadership, school improvement, curriculum and assessment, and professional development.