ISBN-10:
1610483227
ISBN-13:
9781610483223
Pub. Date:
12/16/2011
Publisher:
R&L Education
Creating a Culture for High-Performing Schools: A Comprehensive Approach to School Reform and Dropout Prevention / Edition 2

Creating a Culture for High-Performing Schools: A Comprehensive Approach to School Reform and Dropout Prevention / Edition 2

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ISBN-13: 9781610483223
Publisher: R&L Education
Publication date: 12/16/2011
Edition description: 2nd Edition
Pages: 188
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Cletus R. Bulach, a retired Ohio school superintendent and college professor, has conducted research on principal leadership, character education, teacher caring behaviors, bullying behavior, school climate and culture, and group openness and trust. He has also developed surveys to collect data on these areas of research and has numerous publications based on these data.

Fred C. Lunenburg is the Jimmy N. Merchant Professor of Education and Senior Research Fellow in the Center for Research and Doctoral Studies in Educational Leadership at Sam Houston State University. Prior to moving to the university, he served as a teacher, principal, and superintendent of schools. He has authored or co-authored more than 100 articles and 20 books, including, Education Administration: Concepts and Practices (Thomson/Wadsworth, 1991, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008), The Principalship: Vision to Action (Thomson/Wadsworth, 2006), Shaping the Future (Rowman & Littlefield, 2003), The Changing World of School Administration (with George Perreault) (Rowman & Littlefield, 2002), and High Expectations: An Action Plan for Implementing Goals 2000 (Corwin Press, 2000).

Les Potter is the author of over 70 educational publications and has been a school principal and professor for several universities. Potter will be contributing from the practical point of view as he has been principal of seven schools in four states and recognized in several states for his contributions to education.

Table of Contents

PART I: SCHOOL REFORM PROCESSES
1 A Four-Step Process for Identifying and Reshaping the Culture of a School: Phase 1
2 Implementing a Plan to Improve the Climate and Culture of the School: Phase 1 Continued
3 Power and Authority: Nine Techniques for Motivating Faculty and Students
4 Four Types of School Culture
5 A Character Education Program That Is the Foundation of a High-Performing School: Phase 4
PART II: ENHANCING A SCHOOL'S CULTURE AND CLIMATE
6 Six Strategies for Enhancing a School's Culture and Climate
PART III: LEADERSHIP SKILLS NEEDED
7 Cultivating Community, Culture, and Learning
8 Professional Development
9 Management of the Program
PART IV: INTERGROUP PROCESSES
10 Developing Interpersonal Relations
11 Self-Disclosure
12 Developing Trust
13 Values Clarification
14 Improving Communication Skills
15 Resolving Conflicts
PART V: PROGRAM PLANNING
16 Design for Learning
17 Assessing Students' Interests and Attitudes
PART VI: ASSESSMENT
18 Conferencing: Reporting Student Progress
19 Program Evaluation

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