Cut through the rhetoric and maze of jargon and get to the heart of how to accomplish genuine school improvement with this short, concise, easy-to-read guide. It focuses on 10 key topics: the leadership, the point, the people, the challenge, the facts, the school, the team, the mission, the focus, and the future to show readers how to manage change in today's local school.
William N. Kiefer is the superintendent of the Hamburg Area School District in Hamburg Pennsylvania. In addition to his work in school reform, Dr. Keifer is a major general in the U.S. Army Reserve. Allen Salowe, a consulting planner, educator, and author, is a Senior Fellow of the Florida Institute of Education and Senior Fellow of the Florida Center for Electronic Communication.
Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Introduction Chapter 3 1 The Leadership Chapter 4 2 The Point Chapter 5 3 The People Chapter 6 4 The Challenge Chapter 7 5 The Facts Chapter 8 6 The School Chapter 9 7 The Team Chapter 10 8 The Mission Chapter 11 9 The Focus Chapter 12 10 The Future Chapter 13 Appendix A Chapter 14 Appendix B Chapter 15 About the Authors