Leading School Change: Maximizing Resources for School Improvement

Leading School Change: Maximizing Resources for School Improvement

by Daniel R. Tomal, Craig A. Schilling, Margaret Trybus
     
 

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This CHOICE award winning author has teamed up with two national school change experts to write a comprehensive book on school change management. Everything you need to know on initiating and managing school change are covered: planning change, conditions for successful change, models for improvement, tools and strategies, understanding and using research data,

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This CHOICE award winning author has teamed up with two national school change experts to write a comprehensive book on school change management. Everything you need to know on initiating and managing school change are covered: planning change, conditions for successful change, models for improvement, tools and strategies, understanding and using research data, implementing school initiatives, managing resources, getting student results and more.

·A comprehensive book covering all aspects of school district change management, evaluation, and improvement.
·Each chapter objectives are aligned with the new ELCC and ISLCC standards for university accreditation.
·Many federal and various state data sources are included.
·Provides a bend of theory and practical perspectives on how to implement and execute school change.
·Each chapter contains a comprehensive case study and exercises for practical application.
·Several supplemental resources are included in the appendices.

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Editorial Reviews

Beverly Helms
The authors have superbly addressed the nature of change....I highly recommend this book as a common sense approach.
Julie Davis
The authors compel us to examine the relationships among change initiatives, resource allocation and student achievement…A great read for school leaders everywhere!
Fenwick W. English
Their approach to understanding the process of change is dynamic and depends on building trust with all involved is right on target.
Colin Cameron
This book should serve as a preamble for all school leaders and instructors of school leaders dealing with the challenges of change today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781475803297
Publisher:
R&L Education
Publication date:
07/11/2013
Series:
Concordia University Leadership Series
Pages:
218
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Daniel R. Tomal, Ph.D.is a Professor at Concordia University Chicago teaching educational leadership. He is a consultant and an author of twelve books such as Action Research for Educators, Challenging Students to Learn, and Resource Management for School Administrators and Managing Human Resources and Collective Bargaining (with Craig Schillling) by Rowman & Littlefield Education, and has made guest appearance on many national radio and television shows.

Craig A. Schilling, Ed.D. is an Associate Professor at Concordia University Chicago teaching education finance, law, human resources and school business management. He is author of Resource Management for School Administrators and Managing Human Resources and Collective Bargaining (with Dan Tomal) by Rowman & Littlefield Education He has served on a number of state and national associations and spoken at state, national and international conferences.

Margaret Trybus, Ed.D. is the Associate Dean of the College of Graduate and Innovative Programs, and Professor of educational leadership at Concordia University Chicago. She is the president of Illinois Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development and presents at national and international conferences on topics related to school improvement, leadership, and change. As a research practitioner, she has been a consultant to state departments of education and local districts facing change.

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