ERIC Number: ED446059
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000-Jul-18
Rekindling the Flame: Principals Combating Teacher Burnout.
Brock, Barbara L.; Grady, Marilyn L.
This book offers a research-based, practical approach to recognizing, managing, and preventing teacher burnout. It provides a description of the origins and symptoms of burnout and a personality profile of teachers who are most susceptible to burnout. Organizational issues and administrative roles that contribute to burnout are identified, along with suggestions for improvement. There are eight chapters in two parts. Part 1, "The Burnout Syndrome," includes (1) "When the Flame Flickers: Recognizing Burnout," (2) "Flame Extinguishers: Sources of Burnout," and (3) "Smoldering Embers: The Cost of Burnout." Part 2, "Recovery and Prevention," includes (4) "Igniting the Flames: Revitalization Strategies," (5) "Guardian of the Flame: The Principal's Role," (6) "Tending the Flames: Supervision," (7) "Fuel for the Flame: Staff Development as Prevention," and (8) "Stoking the Fire: Improving the Workplace." (Contains 99 references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Beginning Teacher Induction, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development, Mentors, Principals, Stress Management, Supervision, Teacher Burnout, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Improvement, Teacher Motivation, Teachers, Teaching Conditions
Corwin Press, Inc, A Sage Publications Company, 2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320; Tel: 805-499-9734; Fax: 805-499-5323; E-mail: email@example.com (hardbound $49.95; paperbound $22.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A