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ERIC Number: ED509821
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 144
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-5966-7131-7
Leading School Change: Nine Strategies to Bring Everybody on Board
Whitaker, Todd
Eye on Education
Make positive and immediate changes in your school with the support of your entire staff. New from acclaimed speaker and bestselling author Todd Whitaker ("What Great Teachers Do Differently, Dealing with Difficult Parents"), Leading School Change provides principals, assistant principals, district superintendents, and other educators with concrete steps for getting colleagues to champion and work toward the changes you want to make. Drawing from years of experience working with leaders at the school and district levels, Whitaker shares nine specific strategies for overcoming intra-staff resistance, building cooperation, and recruiting hands-on help from school community members. An essential tool for leaders, this book delivers a complete action plan for those who want to implement results-oriented school change. Contents include: (1) Table of Contents; (2) Introduction; (3) Strategy 1: Identify the Change; (4) Strategy 2: Make Sure the First Exposure is Great!; (5) Strategy 3: Determine Who Matters Most; (6) Strategy 4: Find the Entry Points; (7) Strategy 5: Reduce the Resistance; (8) Strategy 6: Harness the Power of Emotion; (9) Strategy 7: Look Past Buy-in to Action; (10) Strategy 8: Reinforce Changed Behaviors; and (11) Strategy 9: Fit It All Together.
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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