Creating Productive Cultures in Schools
Your path to sustainable school improvement starts here!
School reform scholars Joseph Murphy and Daniela Torre shed light on the components that promote learning-centered leadership at the secondary level. Strengthen your school culture and discover clearly defined processes for engagement among students, teachers, parents and community members. Learn to:
• Understand variables that shape leadership practices and student learning
• Cultivate school, community, and parent partnerships
• Include both rigor and acceleration within a caring culture, particularly for at-risk schools
• Create communities of professionalism for teachers
Use this comprehensive resource to explore how comprehensive school improvement really works!
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