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Building Effective Learning Communities: Strategies for Leadership, Learning, & Collaboration / Edition 1

Building Effective Learning Communities: Strategies for Leadership, Learning, & Collaboration / Edition 1

by Susan S. Sullivan


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900761939831
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 06/28/2005
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Jeffrey Glanz currently holds the Raine and Stanley Silverstein Chair in Professional Ethics and Values in the Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education at Yeshiva University in New York City. Glanz was dean of Graduate Studies and chair of the Education Department at Wagner College in New York City. Prior to that he was executive assistant to the president at Kean University and was named Graduate Teacher of the Year in 1999 by the Student Graduate Association. He was also the recipient of the Presidential Award for Outstanding Scholarship in the same year. Glanz has authored, coauthored, edited, and coedited twenty volumes on various educational topics, including the 7-book What Every Principal Should Know about Leadership series with Corwin. He is a national speaker on topics including supervision, leadership, and self-improvement strategies for educators.

Susan Sullivan served as an instructor in the Department of Romance Languages of The Johns Hopkins University for 10 years and as a teacher and administrator in Baltimore, Maryland; Rome, Italy; and the New York City area. She is currently chair of the Department of Education of the College of Staten Island, The City University of New York. She was coordinator of the program in educational administration and continues to teach graduate courses in supervision of instruction and educational leadership. Her current research interests center on reflective practice, the role of the school district in systemic change, and of course, supervision of instruction and its alternatives. She has published in journals such as Journal of School Leadership, Journal of Curriculum and Supervision Development, Education and Urban Society, and Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development Journal. She received her BA from Elmira College, her MAT from The Johns Hopkins University, and her MEd and EdD from Teachers College, Columbia University.

Table of Contents

Preface Acknowledgments About the Authors About the Contributor Part I. Preparing for Leadership: Focusing on the Personal
1. Reaching Our Common Goal: High Achievement for All Children
2. Leadership and Self-Knowledge
3. Let Us Learn
4. Developing a Personal Vision Statement for Building and Sustaining Leadership Part II. Building a Learning Community and a Community of Learners: Strategies and Techniques
5. Bridging the Personal and the Interpersonal
6. Getting Started: Setting the Tone
7. Getting There
8. Pulling It Together Resource: The Problematic Student References Index

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