194 High-Impact Letters for Busy Principals: A Guide to Handling Difficult Correspondence / Edition 2

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Overview

This expanded collection of letters is truly a time-saving starter kit, providing busy principals with easy-to-personalize templates on a PC- and Mac-compatible CD-ROM to revitalize your communications repertoire.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412915991
  • Publisher: Corwin Press
  • Publication date: 4/18/2006
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 232
  • Sales rank: 563,475
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Marilyn L. Grady, is professor of educational administration at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL). She is the author or coauthor of 23 books, including From Difficult Teachers to Dynamic Teamwork (2009) with Brock, Getting it Right from the Start (2009) with Kostelnik From First Year to First Rate (2007) with Brock, 194 High-Impact Letters for Busy Principals (2006), 20 Biggest Mistakes Principals Make and How to Avoid Them (2004) and Launching Your First Principalship (2004) with Brock. Her research areas include leadership, the principalship, and superintendent-board relations. She has more than 175 publications to her credit. She is the editor of the Journal of Women in Educational Leadership. Her editorial board service has included Educational Administration Quarterly, International Studies in Educational Administration, International Journal of Learning, Rural Educator, Journal of At-Risk Issues, Journal of School Leadership, Advancing Women in Leadership On-Line Journal, Journal for Rural School and Community Renewal, International Journal of Learning, and Journal for a Just and Caring Education. She is the recipient of the Stanley Brzezinski Research Award, NCPEA’s Living Legend Award, the Donald R. and Mary Lee Swanson Award for Teaching Excellence, UNL’s Distinguished Teaching Award, and UNL’s Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Status of Women.

Grady coordinates an annual conference on women in educational leadership that attracts national attendance and is in its 24th year. She has been an administrator in K-12 schools as well as at the college and university levels. She received her bachelor’s degree in history from Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Indiana, and her doctorate in educational administration with a specialty in leadership from The Ohio State University.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction
1. Thank-You Letters
2. Appreciation Letters
3. Congratulations Letters
4. Sympathy Letters
5. Get-Well Letters
6. Welcome Letters
7. Information and Procedures Letters
8. Discipline Letters
9. Letter Acknowledging Complaint
10. Recommendation Letters
11. Application Letter
12. Special Events Letters
13. Opening Comments for Special Events

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