Becoming a Teacher Leader: From Isolation to Collaboration

Becoming a Teacher Leader: From Isolation to Collaboration

by Lee G. Bolman, Terrence E. Deal
     
 

Uses a lively conversation between a new and veteran teacher to show how much good teaching and good leadership have in common.

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Uses a lively conversation between a new and veteran teacher to show how much good teaching and good leadership have in common.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803960879
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
07/28/1994
Series:
Teacher Improvement Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
5.53(w) x 8.52(h) x 0.32(d)

Meet the Author

Lee G. Bolman is the Marion Bloch/Missouri Chair in Leadership at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. An author, teacher, con­sultant, and speaker, he has written numerous books on leadership and organizations with coauthor Terry Deal, including best-sellers Leading With Soul: An Uncommon Journey of Spirit (1995, 2001) and Reframing Organiza­tions: Artistry, Choice, and Leadership (1991, 1997), as well as The Path to School Leadership (1993) and Becoming a Teacher Leader (1994). Bolman holds a BA in History and a Ph D in Organizational Behavior from Yale University. He lives in Kansas City, Missouri, with his wife, Joan Gallos, and the two youngest of his children, Christopher and Bradley.

Terrence E. Deal is the Irving R. Melbo Professor at University of Southern California’s Rossier School. He is an internationally known lecturer and author who has written numerous books on leadership and organizations. In addition to those written with Lee Bolman, he is the coauthor of Corporate Cultures (with Alan Kennedy, 1982) and Shaping School Culture (with Kent Peterson, 1999).

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Table of Contents

Introduction
A New Teacher's First Day
Realities Burst the Bubble
Building Effective Relationships
The Human Resource View
The Tracking Wars
Dealing with School Politics
Student Discipline
Understanding Structure in Schools
'I'm Just a Great Teacher'
Using Symbols To Revive the Spirit
Teaching and Leading
Balancing Family and Career
The Essence of Teaching
Leaving a Legacy
The Torch is Passed
Epilogue
Signposts on the Road to Teacher Leadership

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