5 Essential Skills for Successful School Leaders: Moving from Good to Great (2nd Revised edition)

5 Essential Skills for Successful School Leaders: Moving from Good to Great (2nd Revised edition)

By: Nancy Langely (author), Mark M. Jacobs (author)Paperback

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5 Essential Skills for Successful School Leaders provides a detailed and comprehensive look at theories of leadership styles and behaviors, and it presents the reader with five characteristics that enable a rising or veteran leader to become proficient and effective in his or her role. Using real life stories and examples, the authors illustrate how to bring about change and be a successful leader utilizing these five traits: insight, interpersonal skills, self-growth, flexibility, and keeping in touch with the community.

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Nancy Langley has been a World Languages teacher in Fairfax County, Virginia and a department chair and member of several school, district, and state-wide committees. She has developed curriculum and has worked on school planning, extra-curricular activities, and policy. Mark M. Jacobs worked his way up from classroom teacher to district-level administrator. In Webster Central Schools, New York, he was involved in curriculum, safety, attendance, residency and other legal issues of the school system.


Foreword by William B. Stroud, Ed.D. Preface Chapter 1 - Setting the Record Straight on Terminology Chapter 2 - Leadership Styles Chapter 3 - One Final Word before We Present the Five Skills Chapter 4 - The Ability to Be Insightful Chapter 5 - Positive, Strong Interpersonal Skills Chapter 6 - Self-Growth Chapter 7 - Flexibility Chapter 8 - Keeping in Touch with the Community Chapter 9 - Bringing It All Together Chapter 10 - Now What? Chapter 11 - One Final Point Chapter 12 - Your Turn Bibliography About the Authors

Product Details

  • publication date: 22/05/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781475810189
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 106
  • ID: 9781475810189
  • weight: 172
  • ISBN10: 1475810180
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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