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Facilitator's Guide to What Every Principal Should Know About Leadership



April 2006 | 192 pages | Corwin
This user-friendly guide, designed around What Every Principal Should Know About Leadership: The 7-Book Collection, empowers new and experienced headteachers, leadership staff developers, and educational administration professors with all the tools for leading a workshop, study group, or course curriculum. The Facilitator's Guide masterfully presents the key points from the entire collection to foster insightful discussion, reflection, growth, and application.

It's modular format enables users to quickly build a comprehensive session or class that focuses on one, some, or all areas of leadership covered in the following seven books in the collection:

What Every Principal Should Know About Instructional Leadership

What Every Principal Should Know About Cultural Leadership

What Every Principal Should Know About Ethical and Spiritual Leadership

What Every Principal Should Know About School-Community Leadership

What Every Principal Should Know About Collaborative Leadership

What Every Principal Should Know About Operational Leadership

What Every Principal Should Know About Strategic Leadership

Each section of the guide covers the key points of one book in detail and features an overview of the leadership area, best practices, culminating activities, discussion questions, and reproducible tools and templates. In addition, the guide provides sample half-day and full-day workshop agendas along with a workshop evaluation form.

The Facilitator's Guide to What Every Principal Should Know About Leadership is full of resources, tools, ideas, and handouts that help ensure a flawless professional development session or headteacher training course.


 
About the Author
 
Introduction
Organization of the Facilitator's Guide

 
How to Use the Guide

 
Overview of the Principalship: Discussion Questions

 
K-W-L Activity

 
Interview Questions

 
 
Part I: Book One: What Every Principal Should Know About Instructional Leadership
Overview of Instructional Leadership

 
Best Practices in Teaching

 
Best Practices in Curriculum

 
Best Practices in Supervision and Professional Development

 
Best Practices in Promoting Student Achievement

 
Culminating Activity

 
Instructional Leadership Reproducibles

 
 
Part II: Book Two: What Every Principal Should Know About Cultural Leadership
Overview of Cultural Leadership

 
Best Practices in Sustaining Positive Organizational Climate and Culture

 
Best Practices in Visionary Leadership

 
Best Practices in Promoting Cultural Diversity Leadership

 
Best Practices in Fostering Organization Self-Renewal Leadership

 
Culminating Activity

 
Cultural Leadership Reproducibles

 
 
Part III: Book Three: What Every Principal Should Know About Ethical and Spiritual Leadership
Overview of Ethical and Spiritual Leadership

 
Best Practices in Leading Ethically, With Moral Purpose, and With an Awareness of the Spiritual

 
Best Practices for Leading With Soul and Conviction

 
Best Practices for Resolving Ethical Dilemmas

 
Culminating Activity

 
Ethical and Spiritual Leadership Reproducibles

 
 
Part IV: Book Four: What Every Principal Should Know About School-Community Leadership
Overview of School-Community Leadership

 
Best Practices in Reaching Out to Parents

 
Best Practices in Building Community Alliances

 
Best Practices to Close the Black-White Achievement Gap

 
Culminating Activity

 
School-Community Leadership Reproducibles

 
 
Part V: Book Five: What Every Principal Should Know About Collaborative Leadership
Overview of Collaborative Leadership

 
Best Practices in Team Building

 
Best Practices in Action Research

 
Best Practices in Shared Decision Making

 
Best Practices in Team Building

 
Culminating Activity

 
Collaborative Leadership Reproducibles

 
 
Part VI: Book Six: What Every Principal Should Know About Operational Leadership
Overview of Operational Leadership

 
Best Practices in Getting Organized

 
Best Practices in Managing Facilities

 
Best Practice in School Finance and Handling the Budget

 
Best Practices in Human Resources Management

 
Best Practices in Communicating Effectively

 
Best Practices in Personal Management

 
Culminating Activity

 
Operational Leadership Reproducibles

 
 
Part VII: Book Seven: What Every Principal Should Know About Strategic Leadership
Overview of Strategic Leadership

 
Best Practices in Planning Strategically

 
Best Practices in Data-Driven Decision Making

 
Best Practices in Transformational Leadership

 
Culminating Activity

 
Strategic Leadership Reproducibles

 
 
Sample Workshop Agendas
Half-Day Workshop Agendas

 
One-Day Workshop Agendas

 
 
Workshop Evaluation Form
 
References

Great text incorporating many aspects needed for this class.

Dr Jayne Morgenthal
School Of Education, Spalding University
January 9, 2012
Key features

· Hands-on professional development activities for meetings, small groups, and information events
· Sample ½ day, full day, and 2-day workshop agendas
· Resources and tools

Sample Materials & Chapters

Introduction

Part I


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