Are You Sure You're the Principal?: A Guide for New and Aspiring Leaders / Edition 2

Are You Sure You're the Principal?: A Guide for New and Aspiring Leaders / Edition 2

by Susan Villani
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412958156

ISBN-13: 9781412958158

Pub. Date: 05/29/2008

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Updated for new and experienced principals, this resource provides personal stories, practical advice, a new chapter on career fulfillment, and study guides for professional development.

Overview

Updated for new and experienced principals, this resource provides personal stories, practical advice, a new chapter on career fulfillment, and study guides for professional development.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412958158
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/29/2008
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Roland S. Barth
Preface
About the Author
Introduction
1. Are You Sure You're the Principal?
First Impressions
Larger Than Life
The Look of Leadership
A Little Respect
2. Working Through Conflict
Saving Face
The Pain of Ostracism and the Power of Understanding
Knowing When to Hold and When to Fold
What's Worth Fighting For
Diversity in the Principal's Office
Establishing Credibility
Lessons Learned
3. Communicating Who We Are and What We Believe
Using Symbols to Convey Values
She Smiles Too Much
Being Clear
Expressing Outrage
Telling Our Truths
How We Are Known
Accepting Ourselves
4. Building Community
Making All Students Feel Part of the Community
Acceptance Based on Being
Hiring New Teachers and Promoting Teacher Development
What We Have in Common
Lonely at the Top
Sharing Leadership: When and How
5. Advisors, Mentors, and Allies
Demonstrating Caring
Seeking or Accepting Support
The Serendipity of Mutual Mentoring
Passing the Torch and Sharing Its Light
6. Reflecting on a Career: Committing to Pursue Professional Passion
Am I in the Right Place Doing the Work I Want to Be Doing?
My Choices and Yours
People Whose Work Is Featured in the Sudy Guides
Study Guide for All Chapters
Study Guides for Individual Chapter
References
Index

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