Change Leadership: A Practical Guide to Transforming Our Schools

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Wiley, Apr 30, 2010 - Education - 304 pages
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The Change Leadership Group at the Harvard School of Education has, through its work with educators, developed a thoughtful approach to the transformation of schools in the face of increasing demands for accountability. This book brings the work of the Change Leadership Group to a broader audience, providing a framework to analyze the work of school change and exercises that guide educators through the development of their practice as agents of change. It exemplifies a new and powerful approach to leadership in schools.

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Review: Change Leadership: A Practical Guide to Transforming Our Schools

User Review  - Anthony A - Goodreads

This is an excellent book for educational leaders, especially the first chapter, which talks about the "perception gap" between universities and public schools/parents. I thoroughly enjoyed working ... Read full review

Review: Change Leadership: A Practical Guide to Transforming Our Schools

User Review  - Kelley - Goodreads

I've wanted to read this book for a few years. Sadly, I was quite disappointed with it. While there are some intriguing aspects about different ways to approach change, I was largely unimpressed. The ... Read full review

About the author (2010)

Tony Wagner currently serves as an Expert In Residence at Harvard University's Innovation Lab. Previously he has worked as a high school teacher, K-8 principal, university professor, and founding executive director of Educators for Social Responsibility. Tony is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences and the author of "Creating Innovators" and "The Global Achievement Gap".

Robert Kegan is the William and Miriam Meehan Professor of Adult Learning and Professional Development at the Harvard University Graduate School of Education.

Lahey is a Harvard-educated adult development psychologist.

Annie Howell is a doctoral candidate at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where she works as a teaching fellow and a facilitator for the Harvard Institute for School Leadership. She is also a doctoral fellow with the Change Leadership Group and a former cochair of the Harvard Educational Review.

Tom Vander Ark is executive director of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's education initiatives.

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