What Every Principal Should Know About Cultural Leadership

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SAGE Publications, 2006 - Education - 114 pages
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The second in its series, What Every Principal Should Know About Cultural Leadership recognizes that culture is the glue that holds a school together and that positive school culture contributes to student success. The headteacher plays a big role as cultural leader, and effects school culture in every aspect of the job - from leading with a strong and positive vision to creating a safe, appreciative, and respectful campus climate.

Learn how to be a cultural leader in supervising and working with staff, interacting with parents, sharing with students, and ultimately creating a culture in which students can excel.

Best-selling author, Jeffrey Glanz, offers the essentials for new and aspiring headteachers and reminds current headteachers about what it means to be an effective cultural leader.

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Jeffrey Glanz currently serves as a Senior Fellow at the Institute for University-School Partnership, Director of the Masters Program and the Raine and Stanley Silverstein Chair in Professional Ethics and Values at the Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration at Yeshiva University. Prior to coming to YU, Dr. Glanz served as Dean of Graduate Programs and Chair of the Department of Education at Wagner College in Staten Island, New York. He also coordinated the educational leadership program that led to New York State certification as a principal and assistant principal. Prior to arriving at Wagner, he served as executive assistant to the president of Kean University in Union, New Jersey. Dr. Glanz held faculty status as a tenured professor in the Department of Instruction and Educational Leadership at Kean University’s College of Education. He was named Graduate Teacher of the Year in 1999 by the Student Graduate Association and was also that year’s recipient of the Presidential Award for Outstanding Scholarship. He served as a teacher and assistant principal in the New York City public schools. He has conducted numerous workshops and seminars internationally. Dr. Glanz has authored, coauthored, and co-edited 20 books and has many peer-reviewed article publications.

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