Organize, Communicate, Empower!: How Principals Can Make Time for Leadership (Paperback)Heidi Shaver (author)
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(Foreword by Michael Fullan) highlights techniques to achieving the three key essentials for effective performance as an educational leader. This book will provide leaders with skills and strategies related to Organization, Communication, and Empowerment, three areas that are foundational to effective leadership. The underlying purpose of this book addresses the importance for educational leaders to develop methods for efficiently taking care of the technical aspects of management in order to achieve the time element needed to be the instructional leaders he/she aspires to become. This book provides leaders with tools to ease the complex job of leadership manageable so that productivity is increased and energy sustained.
} very tips-oriented focus - almost an activity book for principals
} good counterbalance to our heavy leadership focus in administration
} especially effective for new principals.
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Number of pages: 136
Weight: 310 g
Dimensions: 254 x 177 x 10 mm
"Shaver has captured the basic elements for success for novice principals and assistant principals. In a friendly, conversant style, she describes many logistical aspects of the job, giving multiple suggestions for ways to make these less of a burden for the school leader."-- Janet Kruse Alcorn, Director
"As the face of education continues to change, Organize, Communicate, Empower! fills a major gap for educational leaders. It provides clear, straightforward direction on how to develop a successful school system where staff, parents, and students play a vital role." -- David Stewart, West Virginia Superintendent of Schools
"This is a practical `how to be successful in the early years' book for school leaders and a wonderful resource for practicing veterans." -- Rich Rusak, Senior Consultant
"This resource highlights skills and strategies that can help school leaders balance daily duites and increase productivity." -- Educational Research Services' ERS Bulletin, June 2004