Prime yourself for all aspects of school leadership with effectiveness strategies from educators and experts Chris Hitch and David Coley. This comprehensive and practical handbook offers research-based tools to help you fulfill all of your leadership responsibilities on time and with laser-like focus. The authors also share tips from their combined experiences as elementary, middle, and high school principals. Executive Skills for Busy School Leaders provides examples of best practices from the business and non-profit sectors and applies them specifically to schools. Topics range from managing time and leading high-performance teams to monitoring your budget and implementing a school improvement plan. Strategies include finding time for instructional leadership, diagnosing the strengths and needs of your school, leading a multi-generational faculty, data-driven decision making, and managing high-, middle- and under-performing individuals.School. Improvement. Plan. Works. Ita#39;s been a tough year for you and your school . Youa#39;ve seen a steady decline in your schoola#39;s ... The only growth has been with students who qualify for free and reduced lunch and those children who are, as one teacher noted ajust good plain kids. ... Strong school improve- ment planning begins with thinking through what you see happening on the inside and outside ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||Executive Skills for Busy School Leaders|
|Author||:||David Coley, Chris Hitch|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2014-01-09|