Leaders Helping Leaders: A Practical Guide to Administrative Mentoring

Leaders Helping Leaders: A Practical Guide to Administrative Mentoring

by John C. Daresh, Marsha A. Playko
     
 

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John C. Daresh, educational leadership expert, offers a practical and up-to-date mentoring plan to pair experienced administrators with new and struggling colleagues.

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John C. Daresh, educational leadership expert, offers a practical and up-to-date mentoring plan to pair experienced administrators with new and struggling colleagues.

Editorial Reviews

Frank Buck
"This is truly a how-to book for designing and implementing a mentoring program. Daresh pulls the reader in with a relaxed style and logical structure. The reader finds practical info about the possible pitfalls of starting a mentoring program and how to deal with them. I highly recommend this book."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780590492195
Publisher:
Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date:
05/01/1995
Pages:
103
Product dimensions:
8.34(w) x 11.09(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

John C. Daresh is professor of educational leadership at the University of Texas at El Paso. Over the years, he has held faculty or administrative appointments at the University of Cincinnati, The Ohio State University, the University of Northern Colorado, and Illinois State University. He has also worked as a consultant on high school reform and administrator professional development for universities, state departments of education, national and state professional associations, and individual schools and districts across the United States, and also in Barbados, Canada, France, Holland, Israel, Turkey, South Africa, and Taiwan. By far, the bulk of Daresh’s international service has been in the United Kingdom where he served an advisor and trainer for the School Management Task Force that developed and promoted support programs for beginning headteachers, the National College for School Leadership, the Welsh Office of Education, the North West Network for Diploma Development in Cheshire, Manchester Metropolitan University, the University of Lincoln, the University of Hull, CREATE Consultancies, and literally dozens of Local Education Authorities and individual schools across England and Wales.

Daresh recently completed three years of service as the lead consultant on principal mentoring programs for the Chicago Public Schools as that megadistrict was faced with the challenge of bringing in mostly inexperienced principals to serve in nearly of the school system’s elementary and high schools.

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