Overview

Demands for vouchers, charter schools, the growth of home schooling and the rebirth of private education are creating increased competition for public schools. This primer and toolkit for the educators of tomorrow offers skill development ideas, specific ideas, examples, and questions that will guide school leaders as they compete in the new educational marketplace.
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The Entrepreneurial Educator

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Overview

Demands for vouchers, charter schools, the growth of home schooling and the rebirth of private education are creating increased competition for public schools. This primer and toolkit for the educators of tomorrow offers skill development ideas, specific ideas, examples, and questions that will guide school leaders as they compete in the new educational marketplace.
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Editorial Reviews

Jim Richie
As a second-year principal, The Entrepreneurial Educator is an invaluable book...This book offers many ideas, practices, and strategies to become a successful administrator. In my opinion, it should be required reading in any college administration program. My copy of...will be kept in my office and used extensively in my tenure as an elementary principal.
Dr. Steve Permuth
...a critically important text that should be on the shelf of every principal and superintendent of schools...speaks brilliantly and eloquently to the need for creative administration...an excellent one for teams of administrators to read together...
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781461654803
  • Publisher: R&L Education
  • Publication date: 11/22/2000
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 168
  • Sales rank: 1,097,215
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Robert J. Brown is Professor of Educational Leadership at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. Jeffrey R. Cornwall holds the Sandra Schultz Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurship at the University of St. Thomas.
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Table of Contents

Part 1 The New Realities of Educational Leadership
Chapter 2 How We Got Here
Chapter 3 The Role of Entrepreneurship in Education
Chapter 4 The Traditional versus the Entrepreneurial Educational Organization
Chapter 5 Creating an Entrepreneurial Culture
Chapter 6 The Educational Entrepreneur
Chapter 7 Planning and Implementation of the Entrepreneurial Community
Part 8 Tools and Tactics
Chapter 9 Marketing
Chapter 10 Telling Your Story: Perception Is Reality
Chapter 11 Creating Educational Opportunities through Partnerships
Chapter 12 Seeking and Securing Grants
Chapter 13 Local Money Sources
Chapter 14 Use of Intellectual Properties
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