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ERIC Number: ED512380
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 176
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-5966-7134-8
Executive Skills for Busy School Leaders
Hitch, Chris; Coley, David C.
Eye on Education
This comprehensive and practical handbook offers research-based tools to help you fulfill all of your leadership responsibilities on time and with laser-like focus. The authors also share tips from their combined experiences as elementary, middle, and high school principals. This book provides examples of best practices from the business and non-profit sectors and applies them specifically to schools. Topics range from managing time and leading high-performance teams to monitoring your budget and implementing a school improvement plan. Strategies include: (1) Finding time for instructional leadership; (2) Diagnosing the strengths and needs of your school; (3) Leading a multi-generational faculty; (4) Data-driven decision making; and (5) Managing high-, middle- and under-performing individuals. Contents include: (1) Moving Into a New Role; (2) Finding Time for Instructional Leadership; (3) Data-Driven Decision Making; (4) Resource Management; (5) Managing Individuals; (6) Leading the Multigenerational Faculty; (7) Leading High Performance Teams; (8) Making Sure Your School Improvement Plan Works; (9) Decision-Making Disabilities and How to Avoid Them; (10) Making Meetings Work; (11) Keeping Your School in a Positive Light; (12) Making Change Stick; and (13) References.
Eye on Education. 6 Depot Way West Suite 106, Larchmont, NY 10538. Tel: 888-299-5350; Fax: 914-833-0761; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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Language: English
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