ERIC Number: ED447572
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Aug-16
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124 High-Impact Letters for Busy Principals: A Guide to Handling Difficult Correspondence.
Grady, Marilyn L.
This work's 124 sample letters and accompanying CD-ROM provide templates for important letters busy principals often do not have time to prepare. Chapter 1, "Thank-You Letters," includes 14 letters for staff, students, parents, guest and conference speakers, and donations. Chapter 2, "Appreciation Letters," contains seven letters for staff, volunteers, and business partners. Chapter 3, "Congratulations Letters," provides 24 letters for teachers, parents, students, news release, teachers, coaches, and staff. Chapter 4, "Sympathy Letters," offers two examples, which should be handwritten. Chapter 5, "Get-Well Letters," contains four letters for accidents, surgeries, and family illness. Chapter 6, "Welcome Letters," offers 16 letters for students, parents, neighbors, and staff. Chapter 7, "Information and Procedures Letters, Memos, Forms, and Announcements," includes 23 letters for parents, staff, teachers, and students for safety, field trips, emergencies, grading, achievement, athletics, supplies, upcoming changes, news releases, summer school, graduation, and end-of-year forms. Chapter 8, "Discipline Letters and Forms," provides letters to parents for tardies, infractions, warning, bus misbehavior, and suspension. Chapter 9, "Letters Acknowledging Complaints," contains 4 letters for written, telephone, book, and ongoing complaints. Chapter 10, "Recommendation Letters," provides 10 letters for teachers, students, staff, and awards. Chapter 11, "Job Application Letter," includes a letter for principals applying for a new job. Chapter 12, "Special Event Invitations," offers 12 letters for open houses, parent-teacher conferences, workshops, planning meetings, fundraising, and business donations. Chapter 13, "Opening Comments for Special Events," contains 7 letters for open houses, award and special ceremonies, speaker introductions, conferences, and nominations. (TEJ)
Descriptors: Administrator Effectiveness, Business Correspondence, Conferences, Elementary Secondary Education, Letters (Correspondence), Meetings, Parent School Relationship, Principals, Recognition (Achievement), Teacher Administrator Relationship, Writing (Composition)
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
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