Smart, Fast, Efficient: The New Principal's Guide to Success

Smart, Fast, Efficient: The New Principal's Guide to Success

By: Leanna Isaacson (author)Paperback

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For a newly appointed principal or assistant principal, this book describes the skills and talents necessary to meet the demands on today's school leaders. It provides step-by-step details about - what to do - when to do it - and how to do it. Each chapter includes - Survival Tips (practical, savvy advice) - When Do I Begin? (to help principals plan and schedule) - Practical advice based on the realities of school leadership - and more


Acknowledgements About the Author Preface 1. Preparing for Your Assignment: The Journey Begins 2. Building Background: Separating the Forest from the Trees 3. Establishing a Collaborative Environment: I Am Now an Administrator-I Have Keys, I Have an Office. But Where Am I? 4. Expecting and Handling the Unimaginable: Crisis vs. Conflict--Triage and Bandages 5. Getting and Keeping Organized: Working Smarter, Not Harder 6. Understanding and Establishing Positive Relationships: Building Trust--I Was a Teacher Once, but Who Are These People? 7. Studying and Learning Through Observations: Where Is Everyone--Same Book, Same Chapter, Same Page, or on Another Planet? 8. Utilizing Data and Standardized Testing to Make Decisions: The Testing Plan--Stakes Are high, but It Is Not My Fault, Yet! 9. School Improvement Plans, Staff Evaluations, Budgets and Master Schedules: The Final Stretch Conclusion Appendix A: The Overwhelmed Administrator: This Can Occur at Any Time to Anyone--Recognize It! Appendix B: 10 Big Ones: Key Survival Tips Recommended Reading

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781596670167
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9781596670167
  • weight: 431
  • ISBN10: 1596670169

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