Learning From the Best

1st Edition

Lessons From Award-Winning Superintendents

eISBN-13: 9781452272597

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"Provides a rare opportunity to get inside the heads of the best superintendents in the country. Harris′ book captures essential craft knowledge that every superintendent needs to succeed in the job."
—Robert S. McCord, Associate Professor of Educational Leadership
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

"An excellent book for experienced and new superintendents. I kept coming across little nuggets and big ideas that I couldn′t wait to implement immediately."
—Janie L. Nusser, Superintendent
South Seneca Central School District, NY

Words of wisdom for achieving effective district leadership!

In today′s challenging educational environment, superintendents need proven strategies that will help them lead their schools and districts successfully. This topical resource offers a collection of proven best practices from award-winning superintendents.

Representing school districts with diverse populations, school sizes, and communities, 22 current and former superintendents from around the country detail in their own words the practices that have been central to their professional and districtwide success. Readers can learn from the wisdom and experience of these outstanding leaders on topics such as:

Transformational leadership that provides direction for the district Community building, outreach, and effective partnershipsResponding to changing times, changing standards, and student needsDeveloping strategies for overcoming barriers to effective reform

Learning From the Best is a valuable resource for new and experienced superintendents seeking to steer their districts through today′s most pressing educational issues.

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ISBNs 9781412959841, 9781412959841, 145227259X, 9781452272597
Language English
Number of Pages 192
Edition 1st