There are no magical prescriptions for success as a school leader, but Joe Batory's exemplary career as a superintendent provides ample examples of effective leadership. He truly 'Lets it All Hang Out' in this very revealing portrait of the human side of an award-winning superintendent. Beyond the issues of school leadership, Joey addresses the complexities of public education_the goals, aspirations, and ideals; the special qualities of the people who work inside schools, and the propaganda that surround them. This book will appeal to anyone who cares about education in America.
Joseph P. Batory was the Upper Darby (PA) School District's Superindentent of Schools from 1984 until his retirement in 1999. He was recognized for his numerous accomplishments as a public school leader with the Distinguished Lifetime Service Award from the American Association of School Administrators in 2000. Additionally, in 1990, he was named as one ofThe Executive Educator's 100, a group of only 100 outstanding school leaders chosen from America's school administrators by a distinguished panel of independent jurors.