The Assistant Principal s Guide

Author: M. Scott Norton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317600940
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Though traditionally responsible for school operations, assistant principals increasingly find themselves expected to provide academic leadership as students face a growing emphasis on academic performance. This timely book helps current and aspiring assistant principals implement best practices for their evolving roles, providing the knowledge and skills required to succeed in their schools. Coverage includes: Emphasis on competency-based leadership requirements Research-based models, tips, snapshots, best-practices, and recommendations Unique discussion of the assistant principal as a student advocate Organizational strategies, professional growth activities, and operational models for program implementation Specific leadership responsibilities for school climate, personnel administration, professional development, and performance appraisal Case studies and discussion questions to foster applied learning

A School Leader s Guide to Implementing the Common Core

Author: Gloria D. Campbell-Whatley
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317670698
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This accessible resource addresses the problems, challenges, and issues that general and special education leaders frequently face on a day-to-day basis in implementing the Common Core standards in their schools. Grounded in best practices from current literature, this text provides leaders with practical solutions to working with teachers and differentiating instruction for all students—including students with special needs, ESL, and ELL learners. A School Leader’s Guide to Implementing the Common Core presents a cohesive framework and offers viable options for effective inclusive instruction based on students‘ varied learning needs. Special Features: Vignettes and "Research-Based Practical Tips" offer concrete connections to school contexts and illustrate practical applications. Explores current trends in Universal Design for Learning (UDL), Multi-tiered Systems of Support (MTSS), and Response to Intervention (RTI), and how they relate to the Common Core Standards. Guides leaders through the development of effective policies for culturally responsive instruction in the classroom.

BRAVO Principal

Author: Sandra Harris
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131752974X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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It is only through effective leadership actions that principals can become outstanding leaders. By building relationships that value all stakeholders—including teachers, students, parents, and community members—your actions will lead to a thriving school. This book provides you with the tools for emphasizing shared purpose, caring, integrity, and honesty so you can Build Relationships with Actions that Value Others. In this updated edition, you’ll find out how to: Establish trusting relationship based on mutual support, respect, and empowerment. Demonstrate cultural responsiveness by embracing diversity and integrating multicultural awareness throughout the curriculum. Employ creative concern-solving strategies and address conflicts with students, parents, and staff. Develop a learning culture to nurture student and teacher achievement. Each chapter concludes with a set of review questions to help you to reflect, evaluate, and improve upon your leadership skills. Filled with suggestions for actions that you can apply today, this book shows you how to become a BRAVO Principal!

Dealing with Change

Author: M. Scott Norton
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475839766
Format: PDF
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The contents of the book center on concepts of organizational development towards effective change and practice.

Standards based Leadership

Author: Sandra Harris
Publisher: R&L Education
ISBN: 9781578860418
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Provides a structure for learning and growth that connects theory with practice, whether the assistant principal is already 'on the job' or enrolled in a preparation program.

Beginning the assistant principalship

Author: John C. Daresh
Publisher: Corwin Pr
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Docs
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This resource provides excellent tools to navigate your way, including building a platform, using management skills, building your profile as a leader, and more!

Great Assistant Principals and the Great Principals Who Mentor Them

Author: Carole Goodman
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317926536
Format: PDF, ePub
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Written for principals and assistant principals to read and reflect on together, this book describes the most common challenges facing today’s assistant principals – and provides practical solutions. Authors Carole Goodman and Christopher Berry examine how principals and assistant principals can develop the kinds of relationships that serve to meet the needs of students, staff, and parents. Contents include: The Difference between the Principal’s Job and the Assistant Principal’s Job, The Assistant Principal Role: What the Students Need, The Assistant Principal Role: What the Staff Needs, and Principal and Assistant Principal Communication: The Honest High-Wire Act.

The assistant principal s handbook

Author: Jeffrey Glanz
Publisher: Corwin Pr
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Tips and tools to turn APs into VIPs! In this truly indispensable companion, current and prospective administrators will gain concrete suggestions and solutions to maximize their impact, effectiveness, and satisfaction in this critical role. Insightful chapters are packed with straightforward ways to avoid administrative frustration yet cultivate instructional support, and the reflective exercises, real-life scenarios, and vignettes drive home key points. Discover how to: Hone leadership skills-especially for curriculum, supervision, evaluation, and discipline Stimulate an atmosphere of learning and achievement Develop relationships with peers and teachers based on respect

The Principal as Human Resources Leader

Author: M. Scott Norton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317688449
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Increasingly, personnel administrative duties within schools have been delegated to the local school principal. This accessible book arms school leaders with the knowledge and skills required to be an effective human resources leader and shows them how to fold these additional duties seamlessly into their daily routines. This practical resource provides school administrators with guidance on personnel selection, growth and development, orientation and placement, school climate, legal processes, leadership for classified staff and other important human resources processes. Special Features: • Grounded in extensive research and interviews with practicing principals • Provides a wealth of examples, strategies, tips, and best practices for leading the human resources function at the school level • Chapter exercises and case studies explore the skills and knowledge needed for effective human resource leadership • Details the significance of developing a positive school climate • Legal aspects of human resources administration are made digestible and understandable