ERIC Number: ED512375
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Reference Count: 0
162 Keys to School Success: Be the Best, Hire the Best, Train, Inspire and Retain the Best
Schargel, Franklin P.
Eye on Education
Find out how to keep your best teachers on staff, and make sure your new teachers stay motivated beyond their first years on the job. In this book, leading educational consultant Franklin Schargel offers 162 easy-to-apply tips and strategies for principals and administrators looking to hire quality teachers, raise faculty job satisfaction, and hold onto their most effective staff members. Sample Keys include: (1) Put people before paper; (2) Be a boss, without being bossy; (3) Support the risk-takers; (4) Know your limitations; (5) You are who you hire; and (6) The most important quality of new teachers. Realistic and highly practical, these insights will help you attain the skills and confidence to hire, train, and retain the very best teachers. In "162 Keys for School Success," Schargel outlines what research has shown must be done, along with what can be done immediately to improve teacher quality and turn around even our lowest-performing schools. Contents include: (1) A Word To the Wise Educator: Rationale for Writing The Book; (2) Be The Best; (3) Hire The Best; (4) Train, Inspire, and Retain The Best; (5) Final Words; and (6) References.
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Job Satisfaction, Educational Quality, Guides, Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Persistence, Teacher Selection, Teacher Employment, Teaching Conditions, Principals, Leadership Effectiveness, Teacher Characteristics, Beginning Teachers, Training, Teacher Motivation, Teacher Improvement, Mentors, Labor Turnover, Interviews, Teacher Administrator Relationship
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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