Building the World's Greatest High School: How to Recognize and Develop the Gifts, Talents, and Skills of All

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Triumphant Heart International, Incorporated, 2013 - Education - 322 pages
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"For educators and school leaders who long for a positive school culture, the numerous, time-saving, cost-effective methods of identifying and celebrating student success are found in this book." - Trevor Greene, 2013 MetLife/NASSP National High School Principal of the Year
Building the World's Greatest High School isn't about a new program for your school. It's about a way of being that will unalterably change lives and impact futures of you, your students, your colleagues, and your community.
Building the World's Greatest High School will show you:
- Five shifts to enhance the potentials of all students and staff.
- Six World's Greatest Values that will forever change your school.
- Seven building blocks for improving student and staff success.
- How to start your journey to become your World's Greatest Me.
"I have had the privilege of knowing Richard Parkhouse for over 25 years. His passion for creating positive school cultures is second to none. When he's on your campus, lives change, students and staff understand the vision while school pride can be seen and felt. His heart and passion are infectious." - Janet Roberts, CADA President, California Associate of Directors of Activities (2013), Activities Director - Chino Hills High School

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Richard Parkhouse - "Everyday is an opportunity to Change Lives and Impact Futures." - Known throughout educational circles as "Park," he brings a wealth of knowledge regarding the transformation of school cultures and increasing school-wide expectations. Park has dedicated himself to developing outstanding student activity and leadership programs nationally. He has been the keynote speaker at the CADA State Convention. He has also spoken at CADA Student Leadership Conferences, ACSA conferences, Jostens(r) Renaissance(r) National Conferences, and at the National Association of Student Councils Conference. Park is an active member of the California Association of Activities Directors (CADA) and has written articles for the NASSP Student Leadership Magazine. Park's efforts have received national recognition as an Earl Reum Award Recipient, which recognizes those who mentor the trainers of student leaders. He is a member of the CADA Hall of Fame and was selected for his ability to instill a vision of schoolwide excellence for all. Jostens(r) and Renaissance(r) are registered trademarks of Jostens, Inc. and used herein with permission.
Guy E. White, Ed.D. - - Dr. Guy E. White is the founder of Exiting the Bakesale(r), the revolutionary fundraising system for schools wanting to raise money without selling wrapping paper and cookie dough. Guy's books, videos, products, online trainings, coaching and appearances inspire those he serves throughout the world. For these works, those he serves recognize him as providing life shifting, in-depth development programs for educators. Guy holds the highest level of teacher certification available in the United States. He is a Certified Integral Coach by Integral Coaching Canada. Guy has "gold standard" accreditations in the teaching and coaching fields respectively. Guy has contributed to Leadership in Student Activities magazine published by the National Association of Secondary School Principals for members of the National Association of Student Councils, the National Honor Society, and the National Junior Honor Society. His research, carried in Proquest Research Database, on Activities Directors of highly successful secondary schools is one of the most recent and comprehensive bodies of research on high school co-curricular activities programs in the world. Integral Coach is a registered trademark in Canada owned by Integral Coaching Canada Inc. and licensed to Guy E. White.

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