The School Leadership Triangle: From Compliance to Innovation

The School Leadership Triangle: From Compliance to Innovation

by Paul L. Kimmelman

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The School Leadership Triangle: From Compliance to Innovation by Paul L. Kimmelman

The author's triangular framework based on federal policy compliance, effective leadership, and innovation helps schools and districts achieve continuous improvement in the 21st century.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781452296067
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 03/30/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 176
File size: 929 KB

About the Author

Paul L. Kimmelman is senior adviser to the CEO at Learning Point Associates. He has served as a consultant to the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority in England, and senior consultant to Project 2061 Professional Development Programs of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He worked in K–12 education for more than 30 years as a teacher, high school assistant principal, middle school principal, assistant superintendent, and superintendent, and he has been an adjunct professor at several colleges and universities. Currently, he is adjunct professor at Argosy University. As superintendent in Lima, Ohio, he worked to help the district successfully comply with a federal desegregation order. He served as president of the First in the World Consortium when he was a superintendent in Illinois. The consortium was a collaborative group of school districts that were the first noncountry group to participate in the Third International Mathematics and Science Study. He has authored numerous articles and publications on education and presented at national and state education meetings. He is author of Implementing NCLB: Creating a Knowledge Framework to Support School Improvement (2006) and coauthor (with David Kroeze) of Achieving World-Class Schools: Mastering School Improvement Using a Genetic Model (2002). He was appointed by former U.S. Secretary of Education Richard Riley to the National Commission on Mathematics and Science Teaching, chaired by former senator and astronaut John Glenn, and served on the Third International Mathematics and Science Study Technical Review Panel. He was also appointed by U.S. Secretary of Education Rod Paige to serve on the Teacher Assistance  Corps and participated in the Teacher-to-Teacher project, offering sessions on building teacher leaders.

Table of Contents

Foreword by M. Rene Islas
About the Author
1. Compliance
Author Note
Why Pass NCLB?
Calls for Reform Prior to NCLB
Some Additional Reports – Post-NCLB
Discussion Activity Questions
How Can Teachers and Government Build a Relationship to Achieve World-Class Standards? by Sir Michael Barber
2. Leadership
History of Leadership Theories
A Transformation of Education Leadership
Training Programs for School Leaders
Discussion Activity Questions
3. Innovation
The Innovation Process
An Education Innovation Process Framework
Some Innovations Currently Being Used in Education
Discussion Activity Questions
4. Final Thoughts and Conclusions
Discussion Activity Questions
Final Words, by Gina Burkhardt
Appendix A: Biographies of Contributors
Appendix B: List of Interviewees

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