What Great Principals Do Differently: Fifteen Things that Matter Most

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Eye on Education, 2003 - Education - 117 pages
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What are the specific qualities and practices of great principals which elevate them above the rest? Blending school-centered studies and experience working with hundreds of administrators, the author reveals the 15 things that the most successful principals do and that other principals do not.

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I was assigned this book for a class in supervision and administration, and actually really enjoyed it. It is very easy to read (not technical at all), and is full of practical advice. I'm sure I'll come back to it during my career to remind me of what's important. Read full review

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What Great Principals Do Differently-15 Things That Matter Most may serve as a guide to any novice principal or seasoned principal that needs to take a look back to keep moving forward. Whitaker adds humor, ethics, and morale into the important segments of being a principal that promotes empowering teachers. Teachers with positive power bring about educational change. They guide students into engaged lessons where making connections in learning becomes the heart of every lesson. Principals or would be principals learn to guide their teachers so that their students are ready for the 21st Century. Platinum reading ! 

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Todd Whitaker has been fortunate to be able to blend his passion with his profession. Recognized as a leading presenter in the fields of education and leadership, his message has resonated with over a million professionals around the world. One of the nation's leading authorities on employee motivation and leadership effectiveness, Whitaker has written over twenty books and has been invited to present in all fifty states and numerous countries around the world. He is a professor of educational leadership at Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana. Todd and his wife Beth, also a professor at Indiana State University, have three children: Katherine, Madeline, and Harrison.

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