Principal Talk!: The Art of Effective Communication in Successful School Leadership

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 1, 2005 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 141 pages
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Principal Talk! provides 52 practical and useful scenarios to implement communication with teachers, parents, staff, and the community. Keep your cool and soar to new heights with insightful tips, worksheets, checklists, and sample letters for leadership success. Are you concerned about:
  • Maintaining and sustaining a high caliber of student achievement?
  • Communicating the school's successes in a positive way?
  • Establishing credibility in the community?
  • Promoting and maintaining a safe and positive learning environment?

If you answered yes, then Principal Talk! is the book you need. For aspiring as well as veteran principals, this “no-nonsense” book summarizes how to be an educational leader and advocate in today's educational environment.

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CHELI CERRA, M.Ed., is a school principal, former teacher, and mother of two. Under her leadership, her schools received an A+ rating from the Florida Department of Education. Cerra has been featured on over thirty radio shows around the country as well as in Women's Day magazine.

RUTH JACOBY, Ed.D., is the founding principal of the Somerset Academy charter schools for grades preK–11, which also received an A+ rating. She has more thanthirty years' experience as an administrator and educator in traditional public, private, and charter schools. Both Jacoby and Cerra are public speakers and have spoken at state and national conferences.

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