A School District's Journey to Excellence: Lessons From Business and Education / Edition 1
  • A School District's Journey to Excellence: Lessons From Business and Education / Edition 1
  • A School District's Journey to Excellence: Lessons From Business and Education / Edition 1

A School District's Journey to Excellence: Lessons From Business and Education / Edition 1

by William R. McNeal, Thomas B. Oxholm
     
 

ISBN-10: 141294158X

ISBN-13: 9781412941587

Pub. Date: 07/03/2008

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This resource examines how one of the nation's largest districts improved performance outcomes and achieved significant gains by integrating strategies from educational and business arenas.  See more details below

Overview

This resource examines how one of the nation's largest districts improved performance outcomes and achieved significant gains by integrating strategies from educational and business arenas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412941587
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
07/03/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Governor Jim Hunt
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
1. Leadership in Context
2. Leadership and Courage
Accountability
Leadership
Organizing Your Leadership
Communicating With Your Public
Business Partnerships That Make a Difference
3. Leadership and Brains
Goal Setting and Planning
Making Use of Retreats
Training Leaders
Measuring Success
Dollars and Sense
4. Leadership and Heart
Students Matter Most
Teachers Matter Most
Parents Matter Most
Involving the Entire Village
5. Bringing It All Home
Making a Home of the School
Conclusion
Afterword
Appendices
A. Selected Readings Organized by Chapter
B. Criteria for a Superintendent's Evaluation
C. Recommendation for National Superintendent of the Year
D. National Recognitions for WCPSS and Wake County
Index

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