Indiana University South Bend
Given the challenges of today's educational environment, a headteacher's career is far from predictable—but it can be a purposeful and successful journey. This essential guide helps educators take charge of their careers, advance professionally, and leave a legacy of stronger schools and improved learning opportunities for children.
Based on the best-selling author's extensive school leadership experience, this book helps readers wisely navigate their careers and stay true to their values. The author addresses concerns for readers at every stage of professional life—from highly experienced administrators to those aspiring to leadership positions. Readers will find personal coaching on leading both oneself and others, including:
- The seven critical choices that shape school leadership, from setting goals to choosing the right battles
- Guidance on making tough calls and hard choices
- Advice on finding the right position and work environment and how to flourish personally and professionally
- Numerous real-life examples of how education leaders face and overcome challenges and build effective learning environments