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Any principal starting at a new school or taking a leadership position for the first time needs this book to help focus on the issues that are most critical to success. Drawing from research data and advice from experienced principals, the authors reveal secrets that can make or break a new school leader's career:
Checklists and assessment tools help new and aspiring leaders analyze their strengths and weaknesses, prepare for the unexpected, and see how strategies from the book can work in specific situations. (ASCD book, 2004) 6" x 9", 305 pages. Also available as an eBook!
Drawing from his 26 years of experience, award-winning former principal Tim R. Westerberg explains how any high school can improve by eliminating general and remedial tracks, providing students the support they need to meet college- and career-prep standards, and ending curriculum anarchy with clear instructional goals.
This laminated guide from Eric Jensen discusses how poverty affects students and the best teaching strategies, guidelines, and action steps to meet the differing needs of this population.