"All secondary schools—urban, suburban, or rural, large or small—should have this book on hand as they begin the scheduling process. It is an excellent resource and helpful to everyone, even those of us who have been building master schedules for years!"
—Judy Brunner, Educational Consultant
"This book is an incredibly valuable resource to anyone involved in building a master schedule. The author provides a comprehensive description of the processes involved and makes the reader aware of what needs to be considered and done throughout the process. An outstanding book!"
—Robert Blake, Principal
Mainland Regional High School, Linwood, NJ
Tailor a master schedule to your school with this expert step-by-step method!
One of the most time-consuming tasks for school leaders is creating a master schedule that is customized to the needs of a specific school.
How to Build the Master Schedule in 10 Easy Steps offers a practical approach to schedule development and curriculum planning that is adaptable to any school setting—urban, suburban, or rural. This hands-on resource demystifies the scheduling process and helps educators develop a site-specific plan for the school year by focusing on curriculum, class size requirements, and staffing. Demonstrating how to implement your customized plan, this book provides:
- Ten tested steps to apply over 12 months
- Exercises, worksheets, planning documents, and graphic organizers for each step
- Anecdotes and mini case studies throughout
- Ways to communicate with students and parents
- 50 "Helpful Hints" to get the job done
Written for those new to scheduling as well as experienced educators, this unique volume offers school administrators a practical approach for building an effective master schedule.