ISBN-10:
0787996807
ISBN-13:
9780787996802
Pub. Date:
07/27/2009
Publisher:
Wiley
The Shaping School Culture Fieldbook / Edition 2

The Shaping School Culture Fieldbook / Edition 2

by Kent D. Peterson, Terrence E. Deal

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ISBN-13: 9780787996802
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 07/27/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 472,616
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Kent D. Peterson was the first director of the VanderbiltPrincipals' Institute and is former head of the National Center forEffective Schools Research and Development. He is currentlyprofessor in the Department of Educational Leadership and PolicyAnalysis at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Terrence E. Deal has taught at the Stanford and Harvard GraduateSchools of Education, Vanderbilt's Peabody College, and theUniversity of Southern California. He lectures and consultsinternationally with business, health care, educational, religious,and military organizations.

Peterson and Deal are the coauthors of The Principal's Role inShaping School and The Leadership Paradox: Balancing Logic andArtistry in Schools.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

The Authors.

1. Introduction and Organization of the Fieldbook.

PART ONE: INTERPRETING SCHOOL CULTURE.

2. The Importance of Culture.

3. Vision and Values: The Bedrock of Culture.

4. Ritual and Ceremony: Culture in Action.

5. History and Stories: The Importance of the Past.

6. People and Relationships: The Informal Network.

7. Architecture, Artifacts, and Symbols: The Visual Scene.

PART TWO: TRANSFORMING SCHOOL CULTURE.

8. Healing Toxic cultures-Action Strategies.

9. Eight roles of Symbolic Leaders.

10. Final Thoughts.

References.

Index.

Bios.

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