Designing the School Leader's Portfolio (2nd Revised edition)

Designing the School Leader's Portfolio (2nd Revised edition)

By: Mary E. Dietz (author)Hardback

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Designing the School Leader's Portfolio provides school leaders with a practical guide to developing a data-based leadership growth plan. Linking leadership growth to school improvement goals, the author provides tools for: Creating a personal growth plan; Targeting goals and action steps; Defining a collaborative school assessment and action plan; and Incorporating standards.

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Mary Dietz is an international consultant specializing in assisting educators in building capacity to establish and facilitate learning communities. She is also co-founder of LearnCity, an educational technology firm offering a web-based solution for designing, implementing, and assessing standards-based instruction, K-12. Her work is focused on coaching educational systems through the design and implementation of school reform efforts. Much of her work with educators has been in the areas of continuous improvement, professional development, coaching, and alternative performance assessments for educators. She established the Portfolio Network for the National Staff Development Council (NSDC), dedicated to promoting the portfolio process for professional learning. She has coached teachers, administrators, school boards, and communities in establishing the relationships necessary for systemic change. Most recently she served as designer and facilitator of an online Knowledge Management System for managing standards-based instruction in California.


Foreword by Linda Lambert How to Use This Book Acknowledgments About the Author Introduction 1. The Role of the Leadership Performance System in Accelerating Student Achievement The Role of the Leadership Performance System The LPS Process The Benefits of the LPS The Importance of Leaders as Learners Getting Ready to Design and Implement Your LPS LPS Portfolio 2. Establishing a Purpose for the LPS The First Phase of the LPS Establishing a Purpose for the LPS Leadership Standards and Expectations Defining the LPS Purpose and Function Defining One's Theory of Action Summary of LPS Contents 3. Focusing the LPS The Convergence of Goals and Professional Development Determining Goals in the LPS The Focused Leader Involving School Staff Determining Performance Benchmarks Identifying Success Indicators Establishing a Banner Question Refining the Banner Question Summary of LPS Contents 4. The Process and Structures for Collaborations Establishing Professional Structures for Collaborations Identifying an LPS Partner Benefits of Peer Collaboration Scheduling Roundtable Sessions Sumamry of LPS Contents 5. Outcomes for Action Planning and Reporting Results Taking Action Creating a Professional Performance Plan Outcomes - Reporting Results Summary of LPS Contents 6. Technology and the LPS Process Employing Electronic Support Appendices Appendix A: LPS Resource Matrix Appendix B: Steps in the LPS Process Appendix C: Templates of LPS Tools Appendix D: Sample Completed LPS Tools Appendix E: Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) Standards for School Leaders References Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 23/04/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781412948951
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 136
  • ID: 9781412948951
  • weight: 612
  • ISBN10: 1412948959
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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