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Collaborative School Leadership: Practical Strategies for Principals (Paperback)
  • Collaborative School Leadership: Practical Strategies for Principals (Paperback)

Collaborative School Leadership: Practical Strategies for Principals (Paperback)

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Paperback 168 Pages / Published: 06/11/2012
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In Collaborative School Leadership, Nash and Hwang provide administrators with clear and focused ideas on making the most of collaborative leadership while on the path to continuous improvement. Recognizing that classroom instruction is at the core of any plan of improvement, this book looks at the role and nature of powerful building-level professional development.

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781475800586
Number of pages: 168
Weight: 354 g
Dimensions: 254 x 176 x 11 mm

In a book that helps administrators meet the challenges of the twenty-first century, Ron Nash and Kathy Hwang have provided practical strategies for beginning and veteran principals who seek to improve teacher collaboration and student learning. This book pulls all the pieces together to help building administrators develop thoughtful leadership skills. -- Kay Burke, educational author and consultant
A practical, thought-provoking resource for principals who are serious about leading meaningful school improvement! This book clearly delineates the role of the school leader in creating a learning-centered environment for students through collaboration, a relentless focus on instruction, building staff capacity, and a commitment to continuous improvement. -- Olwen E. Herron, assistant superintendent for academic services, Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools, Williamsburg, VA
Envision the angst any new or veteran principal encounters when facing the cold, hard facts . . . our school is in danger and in need of change! A professionally toxic culture, classrooms where learning is but a word, or a bus parking lot operating as a veritable mess; Kathy Hwang and Ron Nash offer hope and an action plan. The result is an administrator equipped with the skills and techniques necessary to build effective professional teams ready to tackle the school's unique problems. Become the leader your school needs as you absorb the authors' practical strategies for managing genuine problems drawn from considerable experience, philosophical discourse, educational research, and common sense. -- Josh Whitlow, assistant principal, Hidden Valley High School, Roanoke, VA
Ron Nash and Kathy Hwang have combined their knowledge, creativity, and years of experience in the trenches to create this easy-to-read, practical guide. A must read for novice, mid-career, and veteran leaders at all levels and those who support them. -- John P. O'Connor, staff development supervisor, Loudoun County Public Schools, Ashburn, VA
It is easy to read and practical. What a wealth of information! I think it is a wonderful resource and an excellent summer reading choice for administrators. Thank you for this valuable addition to my library. -- Sherry Hall, elementary counselor, Frederick County Schools (Virginia)

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