Journeys of Charter School Creators: Leadership for the Long Haul

Journeys of Charter School Creators: Leadership for the Long Haul


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ISBN-13: 9781475847000
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 12/28/2018
Pages: 132
Sales rank: 1,032,425
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Dr. Maria Marsella Leahy, a life-long learner, is passionate about being an agent of change in education. She has been both a teacher and an administrator in variety of diverse K-12 schools, as well as faculty in higher education. Her goal is to help cultivate, in others, the tools that they need to be creative, curious lifelong learners.

Dr. Rebecca Shore is an Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Prior to UNC Charlotte, Dr. Shore worked in schools for 28 years in California, Louisiana, and North Carolina; 13 years of teaching and 15 years in administration.

Table of Contents

Introduction— How the Journey Began
Chapter 1 - Owning Wobegon
Chapter 2 - Teacher-Owned, Student-Driven
Chapter 3 - Guarding the Mission
Chapter 4 - Staying the Course as the Odyssey Continues
Chapter 5 - Darkness Before Dawn: The Arts-Based Elementary School
Chapter 6 - From ABES to ABS
Chapter 7 - Growing Grass Roots
Chapter 8 - Paving the Way to a Brighter Future
Chapter 9 - Franklin’s Three Pillars: The Foundation for Good Citizens
Chapter 10 - One Family’s Quest for a Better Education
Chapter 11 - Living the Mission and Vision
Conclusion—A Journey Forward
About the Authors and Contributors

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