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Beginning the Principalship

Beginning the Principalship

A Practical Guide for New School Leaders

Third Edition

Speaker Through the Corwin Speakers' Bureau John C. Daresh University of Texas, El Paso, TX
University of Texas, El Paso, USA

Foreword by Gerald N. Tirozzi, Executive Director, National Association of Secondary School Principals, and Vincent Ferrandino, Executive Director, National Association of Elementary School Principals

© 2006   200 pages   8.5" x 11"  
Corwin
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"This book delivers on its promise. Both practical and visionary, the book is a perfect fit for principals who have to be both managers and leaders."
-Robert D. Ramsey, Author, Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the Way

"Great schools reflect great principals and this book will help new leaders on their way."
-Vincent Ferrandino, Executive Director, National Association of Elementary School Principals

"Beginning the Principalship stays grounded in the day-to-day realities of the school leader's professional life, but retains focus on the priority of the teaching and learning process."
-Gerald N. Tirozzi, Executive Director, National Association of Secondary School Principals

The best way to learn the ropes is to have an expert at your side. Beginning the Principalship, Third Edition is exactly that kind of essential encouragement and help you need! Filled with updated and new information designed to help you survive your first years as principal, this new edition of John C. Daresh’s bestseller provides the resources you need to become a strong and effective leader.

Find out how you can:

  • Manage others' expectations of you as principal 
  • Master the technical skills necessary to run a school 
  • Create and clarify your personal professional growth plan 
  • Work effectively with the community
  • Incorporate staff in school goals and initiatives
  • Work more effectively with parents

In compelling scenarios from new principals, Daresh focuses on the practical skills for developing a network, the process of finding mentors, and the importance of professional organizations. With the tools this guide offers, you will build the skills you need to thrive as a principal, growing more comfortable-and more confident-in your role as school leader!

Beginning the Principalship

A Practical Guide for New School Leaders

Third Edition
Speaker Through the Corwin Speakers' Bureau John C. Daresh University of Texas, El Paso, TX
University of Texas, El Paso, USA

Foreword by Gerald N. Tirozzi, Executive Director, National Association of Secondary School Principals, and Vincent Ferrandino, Executive Director, National Association of Elementary School Principals

© 2006   200 pages   8.5" x 11"  
Corwin

Available Formats

ISBN:   9781412926829 Paperback Suggested Retail Price:   $36.95 Bookstore Price:   $29.56
ISBN:   9781412926812 Hardcover Suggested Retail Price:   $80.95 Bookstore Price:   $64.76
ISBN:   9781452222684 Electronic Version Suggested Retail Price:   $36.95 Bookstore Price:   $29.56

Previous Editions Published by Corwin

Second Edition: © 2001
First Edition: © 1997

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"This book delivers on its promise. Both practical and visionary, the book is a perfect fit for principals who have to be both managers and leaders."
-Robert D. Ramsey, Author, Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the Way

"Great schools reflect great principals and this book will help new leaders on their way."
-Vincent Ferrandino, Executive Director, National Association of Elementary School Principals

"Beginning the Principalship stays grounded in the day-to-day realities of the school leader's professional life, but retains focus on the priority of the teaching and learning process."
-Gerald N. Tirozzi, Executive Director, National Association of Secondary School Principals

The best way to learn the ropes is to have an expert at your side. Beginning the Principalship, Third Edition is exactly that kind of essential encouragement and help you need! Filled with updated and new information designed to help you survive your first years as principal, this new edition of John C. Daresh’s bestseller provides the resources you need to become a strong and effective leader.

Find out how you can:

  • Manage others' expectations of you as principal 
  • Master the technical skills necessary to run a school 
  • Create and clarify your personal professional growth plan 
  • Work effectively with the community
  • Incorporate staff in school goals and initiatives
  • Work more effectively with parents

In compelling scenarios from new principals, Daresh focuses on the practical skills for developing a network, the process of finding mentors, and the importance of professional organizations. With the tools this guide offers, you will build the skills you need to thrive as a principal, growing more comfortable-and more confident-in your role as school leader!

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