Leading School Change: Maximizing Resources for School Improvement

Leading School Change: Maximizing Resources for School Improvement

ISBN-10:
1475803303
ISBN-13:
9781475803303
Pub. Date:
07/11/2013
Publisher:
R&L Education
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Overview

Leading School Change: Maximizing Resources for School Improvement

This CHOICE award winning author has teamed up with two national school change experts to write a comprehensive book on school change management. Everything you need to know on initiating and managing school change are covered: planning change, conditions for successful change, models for improvement, tools and strategies, understanding and using research data, implementing school initiatives, managing resources, getting student results and more.

·A comprehensive book covering all aspects of school district change management, evaluation, and improvement.
·Each chapter objectives are aligned with the new ELCC and ISLCC standards for university accreditation.
·Many federal and various state data sources are included.
·Provides a bend of theory and practical perspectives on how to implement and execute school change.
·Each chapter contains a comprehensive case study and exercises for practical application.
·Several supplemental resources are included in the appendices.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781475803303
Publisher: R&L Education
Publication date: 07/11/2013
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 218
Sales rank: 226,717
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1. The Nature of Change
·Objectives
·The meaning and need for change
·Change drivers: federal, state, and school levels
·Compliance versus commitment to change
·Summary
·Case study
·Exercises and discussion questions
·References
Chapter 2.The School Leader as Change Agent
·Objectives
·School leadership in the change process
·Change leadership development
·Roles and leadership models
·Building the change team
·Summary
·Case study
·Exercises and discussion questions
·References

Chapter 3. Change Management Tools and Interventions
·Objectives
·School-wide change models
·Conducting interviews
·Conducting surveys
·Group and process interventions
·Summary
·Case study
·Exercises and discussion questions
·References

Chapter 4. Analyzing and Using Data for School Change
·Objectives
· Understanding sources of data and research information
· Analyzing research data for threats to validity
· Understanding and analyzing statistical data
· Interpreting national, state, and local school performance data
· Summary
· Case study
· Exercises and discussion questions
· References

Chapter 5. Implementing Change: Resource Management
·Objectives
·The school change resource implementation model
·Managing school resources—a national challenge
· The relationship between resources and achievement
· Utilizing resources to promote change
· Evaluating the use of resources
· Summary
· Case study
· Exercises and discussion questions
· References
Chapter 6. Financial and Resource Management

· Objectives
·Commonalities for change
·Executing school district change
·Executing school change
·Executing departmental/grade Level change
· Summary
· Case study
· Exercises and discussion questions
· References

Epilogue
Appendixes
Index

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