ERIC Number: ED509042
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Abstractor: As Provided
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Sustaining Change in Schools: How to Overcome Differences and Focus on Quality
Johnson, Daniel P.
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
When educators, parents, and diverse groups in your community have different views of what makes a quality school, here's a book that will help you overcome these differences and form partnerships for ensuring all students succeed. Based on a proven process used by school districts for more than 25 years, this leadership guide introduces you to: (1) The "four Ps" of leadership and management that help you link the unique traits of your school to the personality of your community; (2) Questions that transform decision making from a political exercise to a data-driven activity; (3) Four protocols of leadership that ensure day-to-day school tasks are connected to the district's strategic goals; (4) Strategies for managing the personalities and attitudes that influence the school improvement process; and (5) A Task Analysis Checklist for managing daily tasks and the people who implement them. Discover an educator-tested process that will help you sustain quality schools over time and across groups and communities. Discover an educator-tested process that will help to sustain quality schools over time and across groups and communities.
Descriptors: Task Analysis, Educational Change, Leadership, Educational Improvement, Change Strategies, Partnerships in Education, Administrator Guides, School Community Relationship, Decision Making, Decision Making Skills, Personality Traits, Organizational Climate, Organizational Culture, Check Lists
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Adult Education
Authoring Institution: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development