|SUGGESTIONS FOR SCHOOL LEADERS
The Human Side of School Change
Leading in a Culture of Change
Goleman, Boyatzis, and McKee
In Schools We Trust
Littky and Schen - an excerpt
Developing School Leaders:
One Principal at a Time
Why Pride Matters More Than Money
The Five Dysfunctions of A Team
The Wounded Leader: How Real Leadership Emerges in Times of Crisis
[PDF - Excerpt]
Ackerman and Maslin-Ostrowski
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Perspective: Limits of "Change"
"Supporting real instructional improvement requires more than fiddling with organizational structures...the schools that seem to do the best are those that have a clear idea of what kind of instructional practice they want to produce, and then design a structure to go with it." Richard Elmore — continue here...
REFLECTION | THINKING LEADING.
"It would be easy if we could all become leaders by following a simple set of steps. But the journey of personal growth requires finding our own way. There are, however, a series of interconnected areas of growth and development based on timeless principles. The distance each of us needs to grow along these leadership dimensions will differ, but defining and continually growing along these paths is the way of the leader and the way to the future of our dreams." . . . continued here
QUOTE FOR LEADERS TO PONDER . . .
"Until we go back to thinking about school as the totality of the environment in which a child grows up, we can expect no deep changes. Change requires a community — people living and working together, assuming some common responsibility for something that's of deep concern and interest to all of them, their children." Peter Senge, Community Youth Development Journal
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