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Best Practices of Award-Winning Elementary School Principals
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Best Practices of Award-Winning Elementary School Principals

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March 2005 | 216 pages | Corwin
Foreword by Vincent Ferrandino

Use the wisdom of your award-winning peers to achieve leadership excellence!

Which practices set award-winning headteachers apart from their equally hard-working peers? Using survey results and contributions from 35 award-winning primary headteachers from across the USA, this essential text examines over 100 field-based practices recognized as the best for the primary headship. Organized around seven themes ranging from leadership to collaborating and communicating to school improvement plans, this enlightening collection provides unparalleled advice and wisdom from the "best of the best."

Aspiring, new, and experienced headteachers and deputy heads will benefit from:

- Comprehensive suggested readings and words of wisdom from award-winning heads across a variety of school settings

- Reflection and insight from practiced leaders

- Proven best practices and suggestions for how they can be implemented

- Ideas for how to engage in self-reflection and school study

Gain insight into the best practices of your award-winning peers and learn to elevate your leadership to excellence with this invaluable resource.

Vincent Ferrandino
Foreword
 
Acknowledgments
 
About the Author
 
About the Contributors
 
Introduction
 
1. Leadership
 
2. Shaping Campus Culture
 
3. Collaborating and Communicating
 
4. Effective Instructional Programs
 
5. School Improvement Plans
 
6. At-Risk Programs
 
7. Other Helpful Hints
 
8. Words of Wisdom
 
9. Recommended Reading List
 
10. Conclusion
 
Index

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