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Creating the New American School : A Principal's Guide to School Improvement

Creating the New American School : A Principal's Guide to School Improvement - 92 edition

Creating the New American School : A Principal's Guide to School Improvement - 92 edition

ISBN13: 9781879639171

ISBN10: 1879639173

Creating the New American School : A Principal
Edition: 92
Copyright: 1992
Publisher: National Educational Service
Published: 1992
International: No
Creating the New American School : A Principal

ISBN13: 9781879639171

ISBN10: 1879639173

Edition: 92

Summary

This publication synthesizes research on the nation's most exemplary learning organizations. Richard DuFour, Superintendent of the Adlai E. Stevenson School District, and Robert Eaker, Dean of the College of Education at Middle Tennessee State University, have integrated studies of outstanding schools and effective business practices to outline powerful, practical means of managing change in schools. You will learn:

  • Five essential questions for gauging the effectiveness of a principal's leadership
  • How to create a vision your staff can share to strengthen their commitment and increase their motivation
  • Ten strategies for developing a more successful school, including redefining values and re-focusing curricula
  • An effective approach to overcoming barriers to change in your school
  • Ways to collect data and to identify and assess patterns
  • Powerful strategies for using your most important resource, your staff, to create positive, systemic change in your schools

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