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ERIC Number: ED528487
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 184
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-4129-3845-7
Out-of-the-Box Leadership. The Soul of Educational Leadership Series. Volume 2
Houston, Paul D., Ed.; Blankstein, Alan M., Ed.; Cole, Robert W., Ed.
In this second volume of "The Soul of Educational Leadership" series, editors Paul D. Houston, Alan M. Blankstein, and Robert W. Cole offer creative perspectives on the challenges of reframing leadership practice. Presenting key strategies from leadership experts such as Thomas Sergiovanni and Dennis Sparks, this compact resource combines research, reflective exercises, and day-to-day school leadership procedures for motivating students and providing meaningful cultural change in school communities. An ideal handbook for principals, assistant principals, superintendents, and district administrators, this copublication with AASA and the HOPE Foundation discusses: (1) Developing high-quality leadership; (2) Inspiring transformative leadership; (3) Embracing leadership alternatives; (4) Evaluating current school reform practices; and (5) Meeting the challenges in leadership roles. "Out-of-the-Box Leadership" is the perfect guide to help administrators rethink, reshape, and strengthen their leadership styles and provide confident, focused direction that will help build real success for students and all members of the school community. Contents include: (1) Out-of-the-Box Leadership (Paul D. Houston); (2) What It Means to Be an Outside-the-Box Leader (Dennis Sparks); (3) Caring, Serving... Leading (Les M. Omotani); (4) An Epistemological Problem: What If We Have the Wrong Theory? (Thomas J. Sergiovanni); (5) Reflections on Leadership: When Minds and Hearts Are Open (Kari Cocozzella and Thomas J. Kasper); (6) Out-of-the-Box Leadership: A Reflection on Leading Educational Transformation (Jane A. Kendrick); (7) Through Others' Eyes: A Collaborative Model of Leadership (Hank Rubin); and (8) Embracing the Enemy: Moving Beyond the Pain of Leadership (Jerome T. Murphy). [For related reports, see "Engaging EVERY Learner. The Soul of Educational Leadership. Volume 1" (ED495319).]
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Administrators
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of School Administrators; HOPE Foundation