Best Practices of Award-winning Elementary School Principals

Best Practices of Award-winning Elementary School Principals

By: Sandra K. Harris (editor)Paperback

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Foreword by Vincent Ferrandino Use the wisdom of your award-winning peers to achieve leadership excellence! Which practices set award-winning headteachers apart from their equally hard-working peers? Using survey results and contributions from 35 award-winning primary headteachers from across the USA, this essential text examines over 100 field-based practices recognized as the best for the primary headship. Organized around seven themes ranging from leadership to collaborating and communicating to school improvement plans, this enlightening collection provides unparalleled advice and wisdom from the "best of the best." Aspiring, new, and experienced headteachers and deputy heads will benefit from: - Comprehensive suggested readings and words of wisdom from award-winning heads across a variety of school settings - Reflection and insight from practiced leaders - Proven best practices and suggestions for how they can be implemented - Ideas for how to engage in self-reflection and school study Gain insight into the best practices of your award-winning peers and learn to elevate your leadership to excellence with this invaluable resource.

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About Author

Sandra Harris is currently associate professor in the Educational Leadership Department at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas, where she teaches classes in social justice, action research, and other administrator preparation courses in the doctoral program. Formerly, Harris served as a teacher, principal, and superintendent in public and private schools. Her scholarship agenda includes administrator preparation, K-12 peer harassment, and building relationship-oriented, socially just school environments. Harris publishes and presents at regional, state, and national conferences on these topics.


Foreword - Vincent Ferrandino Acknowledgments About the Author About the Contributors Introduction 1. Leadership 2. Shaping Campus Culture 3. Collaborating and Communicating 4. Effective Instructional Programs 5. School Improvement Plans 6. At-Risk Programs 7. Other Helpful Hints 8. Words of Wisdom 9. Recommended Reading List 10. Conclusion Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 26/05/2005
  • ISBN13: 9781412906487
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 216
  • ID: 9781412906487
  • weight: 295
  • ISBN10: 1412906482

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