ERIC Number: ED512380
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Reference Count: 0
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.
Descriptors: Decision Making, Data, Leadership Responsibility, Instructional Leadership, Principals, Best Practices, Time Management, Leadership Effectiveness, Administrator Role, Resource Allocation, Teamwork, Educational Improvement, Educational Planning, Educational Change, Staff Meetings, Administrator Guides, Teacher Administrator Relationship, Personnel Management
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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