Based on key findings from literature and the author's own experience, this book is designed to help principals and other administrators improve schools. The authors guide the reader through developing a collective vision, providing professional development, involving stakeholders in decision-making, and building support for change. Each chapter examines a different aspect of the school change process.
Mike M. Milstein is a partner in The Resiliency Group, Ltd., and Professor Emeritus of Educational Leadership at the University of New Mexico. His professional career also includes being Professor of Educational Leadership at the University of Buffalo and a classroom teacher. His teaching, research, and writing interests are in the areas of resiliency and organiza-tional change and development. He has been actively engaged in school and community resiliency development efforts in such places as Nelson, New Zealand, Ashland, Oregon; Battle Creek, Michigan; and Shelby County, Tennessee. The resil-iency initiatives he has facilitated include classroom instruction and cur-riculum improvement efforts, school wide activities that enhance the resil-iency of educators, and school-community partnerships that support resiliency development for both children and adults. He has written 11 books, including coauthoring Resiliency in Schools (2002; 1996).
Insights from Literature Setting Direction Professional Development Involving Teachers, Students, and Community in Decision Making Support for Change Synthesis and Transferable Lessons
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