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What Every Principal Should Know About Strategic Leadership
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What Every Principal Should Know About Strategic Leadership



November 2005 | 184 pages | Corwin
The last of seven in its series, What Every Principal Should Know About Strategic Leadership, is a guide for new and veteran school leaders focused on strategic planning, data driven decision making, and transformational leadership. Filled with examples, best practice, and reflective questions, leaders will learn about:

o Nine steps to strategic planning

o Promoting vision, mission, and goals

o Collecting and using data to improve and empower

o Evaluate school programs and initiatives

o Understanding, planning, and implementing change

o Moving from micro-political to transformational leadership practice

 
Dedication
 
Acknowledgments
 
About the Author
 
Questionnaire: Before We Get Started…
 
1. Introduction
Case Study and Reflective Questions

 
 
2. Best Practices in Planning Strategically
9 Steps to Successful Planning

 
Promoting Your Vision, Mission, and Goals

 
Conducting a SWOT Analysis

 
A Guide to Strategic Planning

 
West Morris Regional High School District’s Long Range Plan

 
Conclusion

 
 
3. Best Practices in Data-Driven Decision Making
Learning From Role Models

 
Using Data to Empower

 
Collecting Data

 
Easy Steps to Program Evaluation

 
Conclusion

 
 
4. Best Practices in Transformational Leadership
Understanding Micropolitical Leadership

 
Understanding, Planning, and Implementing Change

 
Monitoring Change

 
Leading Change

 
Becoming a Transformational Leader

 
Conclusion

 
 
Conclusion: Making Strategic Leadership a Reality
 
Resource A: Realities of Strategic Leadership: In-Basket Simulations
 
Resource B: Assessing Your Role in Strategic Leadership
 
Resource C: An Annotated Bibliography of Best Resources
 
References
 
Index

Sample Materials & Chapters

Preface excerpt

Chapter 1 excerpt


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