"The book provides a wide selection of practical and user-friendly tools and strategies for understanding the meaning and importance of resiliency. A must for anyone concerned about the well-being of their schools and communities."
—Doug Milne, Campus Manager
University of Canterbury, Nelson Campus, New Zealand
"Milstein and Henry establish an excellent set of guiding principles. Every educational administrator needs to read and reflect upon this important work."
—John M. Daggett, Former Superintendent
Ashland Public Schools, OR
Develop an environment that fosters well-being and promotes success for the entire school community!
As a practical guide for creating healthier school environments, this interactive workbook offers proven strategies for developing resiliency—the emotional strength and constructive attitude necessary for students, schools, and communities to thrive.
Mike M. Milstein and Doris Annie Henry expand on the groundbreaking concepts presented in their first edition, Spreading Resiliency, to underscore the critical role of educational leaders and incorporate feedback from educators who have used the book to improve their schools. The updated exercises, case studies, and reproducibles are presented in a workbook style to help administrators:
- Diagnose current problems and implement strategies for change
- Assess their own readiness to facilitate resiliency initiatives
- Increase educator enthusiasm and strengthen professional development
- Build confidence and coping capabilities in students
- Partner effectively with surrounding communities
This invaluable resource supplies all the tools that school leaders, teacher leaders, and district administrators need to foster resiliency and implement effective, positive improvement initiatives.