Whether your school improvement effort is just starting out or well underway, this book sheds new light on how to ensure your plans lead to continuous improvement that gets all staff members involved.
Using a fictional school setting with representative characters, the authors put the quest for continuous improvement into the context of educators' lives and jobs. The dialogue and reflection from the authors reveal essential principles of the change process, including
- How to tell the difference between a competent and incompetent school system
- What to do about the gaps between the current reality and shared vision of your school
- Which steps are critical to making school improvement continuous
- How school leaders make staff development meaningful
- Why collective accountability is the only way to ensure success
(ASCD E-Book, 2004) Downloadable PDF File.
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Praise for Transforming Schools: Creating a Culture of Continuous Improvement
"I would recommend that schools begin any change effort with a book study of Transforming Schools: Creating a Culture of Continuous Improvement."
--Teachers College Record, Lois Favre, Assistant Director, Pupil Personnel Services, Monroe-Woodbury Central School District, and International Consultant, Center for Teaching and Learning Styles, St. John's University