Insider's Guide to School Leadership: Getting Things Done Without Losing Your Mind
Mark F. Goldberg—noted educator, writer, speaker, and consultant—offers an operating manual of tools, tips, and techniques for dealing with the challenges that active school administrators face every day. The book covers vital topics such as?recruiting and supervising staff, school safety, meeting planning, understanding data, staff development, and leadership.?Designed to be an easy-to-use reference, each topic includes practical, commonsense policies and bulleted lists of advice and examples—all based on Dr. Goldberg's own experience, as well as that of outstanding educators around the country, and best practices from the field.
"In this smart, readable guide, readers will discover useful examples and illustrative cases—from setting up hiring committees to organizing faculty retreats and crisis management teams—presented in an accessible, encouraging tone."
"This is the one book of practical value every assistant principal, principal, and curriculum director should own and keep near his or her desk as a reference."
"If ever there was a 'how to' book for administrators, it is Insider's Guide to School Leadership."
"The samples and counter-examples are tremendously illustrative, and the rules and guidelines both realistic and concrete."
"This leader/reader-friendly book synthesizes Dr. Goldberg's twenty-four years of experience in public school administration and offers helpful advice on leadership issues."
"All administrators would benefit from reading this book."
"A compendium of valuable insights into the nuts and bolts of school administration. It is an important guide for the novice administrator and will certainly concomitantly assist the seasoned administrator."
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