Lessons from Exceptional School Leaders


Ernest Boyer pushed school leaders to close the gap between the haves and have-nots. Al Shanker led teachers to form a strong union. Deborah Meier created small schools of choice that broke achievement records. Through interviews with these and many other outstanding school leaders, Mark Goldberg has distilled the essence of effective school and district leadership. Youll learn how strong leaders
• Form beliefs about school excellence.
• Support a strong staff development program.
• Broaden the school or district leadership.
• Adapt leadership skills to specific school or district needs.
• Address the gaps caused by discrimination, racism, and poverty. Youll also find out how to encourage other educators to become leaders and to build teams, work groups, and community support networks. This is an essential guide for anyone who wants to know how to start--and maintain--an innovative educational program that supports high student achievement.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Alexandria, VA
Publication year:
  • 2001


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