|Pam Robbins||International Education Consultant|
|Harvey B. Alvy||Eastern Washington University|
Foreword by Kent D. Peterson
|© 2009||272 pages||8.5" x 11"|
|Paperback||ISBN:||9781412965507||$39.95||Add to Cart|
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"In the heroic effort to improve our nation's schools, this newly revised volume is a gift to the profession...and to the professionals."
—Roland S. Barth, Former Public School Teacher and Principal
Founding Director, Harvard Principals' Center
"The Principal's Companion is rightfully regarded as 'the bible' of resource books for current and aspiring principals. No other single source provides such a thorough treatment of the multiple roles and dimensions involved in effective school leadership."
—Jay McTighe, Author and Educational Consultant
A guide on the side to help you excel in all areas of the principalship!
This third edition of a bestseller serves as a personal mentor for principals, providing the practical resources and tools to help inservice and aspiring administrators manage the challenges of leading a learning organization and facilitating school improvement.
Educational leadership consultant Pam Robbins and experienced principal Harvey B. Alvy guide school leaders on such critical areas as leadership skills, developing vision and a mission, teacher evaluation and supervision, curriculum, technology use, and conducting faculty meetings. This revised and updated guide reflects recent changes in a wide range of educational issues, including data-driven decision making and high-stakes accountability, instructional implications of brain research, federal legislation, cyberbullying, and social responsibility. This book provides:
The Principal's Companion is the principal's ideal accompaniment for creating an environment that supports teachers' efforts to bring about successful student performance.
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The enduring feature of the Principal's Companion, third edition, is that it contains, like the second edition, research based best practices that have withstood the test of time, illustrated with stories from practitioners around the world. It continues to be a valuable resource for veterans, new and aspiring leaders.
The physical appearance of the book has changed. It is now a “user-friendly” 8½ X 11 size (251 pages) handbook packed full of specific, practical examples, figures, strategies, and techniques that can be implemented immediately in one's own context. Inside the cover are the updated 2008 “Educational Leadership Policy Standards”, aligned with chapters that address each of these.
References have been thoroughly updated and substantial amounts of new content have been added to support leaders in their quests to make a difference in the lives of teachers, students, parents and community members through their work in schools.
Examples of new content include:
Finally, as Jay McTighe, well respected author and educational consultant said of the third edition, “The Principal’s Companion is rightfully regarded as 'the bible' of resource books for current and aspiring principals. No other single source provides such a thorough treatment of the multiple roles and dimensions involved in effective school leadership”.
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