Twelve Roles of Facilitators for School Change / Edition 2
  • Twelve Roles of Facilitators for School Change / Edition 2
  • Twelve Roles of Facilitators for School Change / Edition 2

Twelve Roles of Facilitators for School Change / Edition 2

by R. Bruce Williams
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412961130

ISBN-13: 9781412961134

Pub. Date: 03/13/2008

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Continuous school improvement happens when educators come together to focus on student learning and achievement, invite all stakeholders to participate in decision making, and structure communication and interaction around visible achievements. This updated edition of Twelve Roles of Facilitators for School Change shows school leaders how

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Overview

Continuous school improvement happens when educators come together to focus on student learning and achievement, invite all stakeholders to participate in decision making, and structure communication and interaction around visible achievements. This updated edition of Twelve Roles of Facilitators for School Change shows school leaders how to become powerful agents of school change.

The author provides 55 tools to aid in the transformation and reform process, allowing all participants to develop skills that foster communication, consensus, and schoolwide support. This valuable resource outlines twelve roles based on the four main functions of effective facilitators:

  • Leading the collaboration and change process
  • Providing skills training
  • Acting as a resource consultant
  • Motivating and energizing the group

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412961134
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/13/2008
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Arthur L. Costa
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction to the New Edition
Introduction
Part 1. Process Leader
1. The Architect Sees the Big Picture
2. The Carpenter Builds Consensus
3. The Contractor Steers the Process
Part 2. Skills Trainer
4. The Coach Devises Strategies
5. The Quarterback Leads the Team
6. The Sportscaster Announces the Game
Part 3. Resource Consultant
7. The Producer Organizes the Project
8. The Director Overcomes Obstacles
9. The Promoter Advertises Successes
Part 4. Group Energizer
10. The Conductor Stayes True to the Score
11. The Concertmaster Harmonizes the Environment
12. The Critic Celebrates the Performance
Epilogue
Appendices
References
Index

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