Keys to Successful Twenty-first Century Educational Leadership

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Pearson/Allyn and Bacon, 2007 - Education - 304 pages
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Keys to Successful 21st Century Educational Leadership
Michael Jazzar, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Bob Algozzine, University of North Carolina at Charlotte Accessible, engaging, and highly acclaimed as the sole book of its kind, "Keys to Successful 21st Century Educational Leadership "presents critical lessons to transform individuals into visionary, ethical educational leaders. This is an original book that represents perspectives derived from years of research and the authors' unique partnership and practical experience providing guidance for effective educational leadership in public and private schools and successful preparation of competent educational leaders. "Keys to Successful 21st Century Educational Leadership "is a book that will find its place in both educational leadership courses as well as on the desks of practicing educational leaders to aid them in meeting the numerous and unexpected educational challenges they face everyday. Features of This Text
  • Prepares students to take the Praxis exam by maintaining a full textual alignment to Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) Standards and by providing professors with a textbook, activities, and artifacts suitable to meet and surpass accreditation requirements
  • Presents keys to success and "how-tos" derived from years of research and practical experience to help shape the practices and performance of aspiring and current educational leaders
  • Assists educational leaders in following current legislation by giving them guidance in the areas of No Child Left Behind, the reauthorization of IDEA, and other legal requirements
  • Provides a forum throughTheReflective Practitioner features appearing at the end of each chapter, for integrating the ISLLC Standards into chapter fundamentals; for initiating dialogue between students and instructors; and for reflection on educational leadership
  • Includes professional development topics and lessons and In the News features, news articles to expand the text's scope beyond the classroom
  • Presents Action Focus guides at the beginning of each chapter to shed light on the numerous theoretical constructs, concepts, and practices that follow
  • Features discussion questions at the end of each chapter to provide individual, small group, or large group review of the content of each chapter
  • Includes instructor resources such as PowerPointTM presentations and a test bank of questions differentiated by levels of mastery and available online by contacting your local representative
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Contents

PARTI FOUNDATIONAL KEYS
1
A Chain of Keys
13
What We Know about Effective Leaders
22
Copyright

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About the author (2007)

Bob Algozzine is a professor in the Department of Educational Leadership at the University of North Carolina and project codirector of the U.S. Department of Education-supported Behavior and Reading Improvement Center. With 25 years of research experience and extensive firsthand knowledge of teaching students classified as seriously emotionally disturbed, Algozzine is a uniquely qualified staff developer, conference speaker, and teacher of behavior management and effective teaching courses. He is active in special education practice as a partner and collaborator with professionals in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools in North Carolina and as an editor of several journals focused on special education. Algozzine has written more than 250 manuscripts on special education topics, including many books and textbooks on how to manage emotional and social behavior problems.

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