The Principal as Professional Learning Community Leader (Leading Student Achievement Series)

The Principal as Professional Learning Community Leader (Leading Student Achievement Series)

By: Ontario Principals Council (author)Paperback

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The Principal as Professional Learning Community Leader is designed to provide principals with hands-on, practical support as they build professional learning communities (PLCs) in their schools in order to improve student achievement. With an emphasis on creating a collaborative culture for action, this book offers step-by-step plans, along with practical strategies, to use with staff to create the conditions within which PLCs thrive. The book leads principals through the process of building a PLC by defining the key attributes of PLCs; explaining the principalAes role in leading the process; and then showing how to create a steering team, introduce the concept to staff, develop teacher learning teams, and create mission, vision and goal statements as the foundation of PLCs.

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Contents

Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Building Professional Learning Communities Why Professional Learning Communities? The PLC Edifice: An Analogy Feature: Reflection and Action Template Summary 2. The Role of Principals in Leading Professional Learning Communities Leadership Practices of the PLC Principal Principal/Vice Principal Learning Teams Feature: Reflection and Action Template Summary 3. Planning for Professional Learning Communities Collaborative Leadership: Creating the PLC Steering Team PLC Snapshot Assessment Setting Up a Tracking System Feature: Recording and Planning for Continuous Learning: PLC Learning Grid Summary 4. Introducing Staff to Professional Learning Communities: Foundations Laying the Foundations of a PLC Feature: Professional Development Modules: Introducing Staff to PLCs Guiding Questions Feature: Recording and Planning for Continuous Learning: PLC Learning Grid Summary 5. Supporting Learning Teams: The Pillars Learning Teams for Improving Student Achievement The Four Pillars Feature: Professional Development Module: PLC Learning Teams Guiding Questions Feature: Recording and Planning for Continuous Learning: PLC Learning Grid Summary 6. The Roof: Continuous Learning and Continuous Improvement Reflection and Action Celebration Guiding Questions Feature: Recording and Planning for Continuous Learning: PLC Learning Grid Summary The Principal's Tool Kit Professional Development Modules Case Studies Reproducibles Glossary References Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 11/02/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781412963145
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 144
  • ID: 9781412963145
  • weight: 272
  • ISBN10: 1412963141

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