This book teaches teachers in becoming better leaders in their classrooms and in their lives. Learning about leadership theory and leadership best practices and undertaking the leadership development exercises in the book will guide teachers to greater workplace satisfaction, improved student performance and behavior, and better collaboration to further improve leadership skills.
Herb Rubenstein is president of Sustainable Business Group, Inc, as well as a lawyer, an author, and adjunct professor of leadership and entrepreneurship. He has been a member of the board of directors of the International Leadership Association and the cochair of its 2004 Annual Convention. Laurie J. Bassi is the president of McBassi & Co., an international human capital analytics firm, and has taught economics and public policy at Georgetown University. F. Mike Miles is superintendent of the Harrison School District in Colorado Springs, CO. He is a West Point graduate and has served as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, assistant superintendent, and superintendent in public schools in Colorado.
Introduction: Are Teachers Leaders? Why Leadership Development for Teachers and Why Now Improving Leadership Through Understanding the Four Levels of Leadership Expanding Leadership Capacity Leadership as It Applies to Specific Areas in Education: Librarians, Coaches, Special Education Teachers, Extracurricular Activity Supervisors, and Students Leadership Theory and Practices The Potential for Improve Leadership by Teachers to Achieve Systemic Change in Pre-K-12 Education Ten Steps Teachers Can Take to Improve Their Leadership Capacity and Their Schools Conclusion