Finding Your Leadership Style: A Guide for Educators

ASCD - Used book in Good Condition. The key is to identify and actualize each person's natural leadership style. Understanding the natural leadership qualities and virtues helps you to create an educational environment that is characterized by excellence. Full descriptions of the seven types of leaders-dynamic aggressives, Adaptive Supportives, Dynamic Assertives, Adaptive Assertives, Adaptive Aggressives, Dynamic Supportives, and Creative Assertives-afford valuable insight into your own behaviors and the strengths of those around you.

. What makes a good educational leader? how can you be one? Is a job candidate an effective leader who can work with students and staff in your school or district? According to author Jeffrey Glanz, each of us has natural leadership abilities. An invaluable aid to teachers, and district leaders, supervisors, this book provides questionnaires and focus questions to help you analyze leadership potential in yourself and in colleagues.

Finding Your Leadership Style: A Guide for Educators - The author also shows you how to go about the crucial process of matching leadership qualities with specific jobs in the educational system, from teacher to superintendent. Although no single leadership style is better than another, his colleagues, matching a person's style with an assignment leads to success for the person, and the organization.

Glanz uses vivid, authentic scenarios to illustrate the qualities of each leadership type, and identifies seven virtues that are critical for all leaders and yet are often overlooked in educational leadership programs.

How Good People Make Tough Choices Rev Ed: Resolving the Dilemmas of Ethical Living

Harper Perennial - Kidder provides guidelines for making the important decisions in situations that may not be that clear cut—from most private and personal to the most public and global. Senator and nba legend bill bradley calls How Good People Make Tough Choices “a valuable guide to more informed and self-conscious moral judgments.

Harper Paperbacks. This insightful and brilliant analysis of ethics teaches readers valuable skills in evaluating tough choices and arriving at sound conclusions. A thought-provoking guide to enlightened and progressive personal behavior. Jimmy carteran essential guide to ethical action updated for our challenging times, How Good People Make Tough Choices by Rushworth M.

How Good People Make Tough Choices Rev Ed: Resolving the Dilemmas of Ethical Living - The founder and president of the Institute for Global Ethics, Dr. Kidder offers practical tools for dealing with the difficult moral dilemmas we face in our everyday lives. Former U. S.

The Jossey-Bass Reader on Educational Leadership

Jossey-Bass - Offers a practical guide for timeless and current thinking on educational leadership Includes works by Peter Senge and Tom Sergiovanni From Jossey-Bass publishers, diversity, e-learning/technology, a noted leader in the fields of education and leadership This important resource includes relevant and up-to-date articles for leaders today on gender, standards/testing, global perspectives, and community organizing.

. Harper Paperbacks. Filled with critical insights from bestselling authors, education research, and expert practitioners, this comprehensive volume features six primary areas of concern: The Principles of Leadership; Moral and Trustworthy Leadership; Culture and Change; Leadership for Learning; Diversity and Leadership; The Future of Leadership.

The Jossey-Bass Reader on Educational Leadership - Jossey-Bass. The newest edition of the bestselling book on educational leadership This expanded and thoroughly updated edition of the popular anthology contains the articles, book excerpts, and seminal reports that define and drive the field of educational leadership today.

Practicing the Art of Leadership: A Problem-Based Approach to Implementing the Professional Standards for Educational Leaders 5th Edition Pearson Educational Leadership

Pearson - Harper Paperbacks. Jossey-Bass. Convenient. It requires Android OS 3. 1-4, a 7” or 10” tablet, or iPad iOS 5. 0 or later. The enhanced Pearson eText features embedded videos and assessments. Complete coverage of the new topics, methods, and techniques effective educational leaders are using to address these changes appear throughout the text and are aligned with the 2015 Professional Standards for Educational Leaders, formerly known as ISLLC Standards.

. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The enhanced etext features are only available in the Pearson eText format. To order the enhanced pearson etext packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 0134290186.

Practicing the Art of Leadership: A Problem-Based Approach to Implementing the Professional Standards for Educational Leaders 5th Edition Pearson Educational Leadership - The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Note: this is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. An invaluable guide to what today’s educators need to know, requirements, and accountability movements that have ushered in a new set of demands, the book takes into account the many changes in the standards, and the ways they should behave as exemplary leaders, competencies, how they need to do it, and expectations for today’s educational leaders.

The enhanced pearson eText is: Engaging. This new edition features opportunities for reflective practice through the use of scenarios depicting actual school issues, occurrences, and the behavior of practicing school leaders to help readers acquire knowledge and skills that can be used to build a solid framework for their own practice.

Leadership Capacity for Lasting School Improvement

Assn for Supervision & Curriculum - Used book in Good Condition. Uses charts and action steps to analyze a school's leadership capacity and explores how to sustain a learning community where everyone takes ownership of improvement efforts. Jossey-Bass. Harper Paperbacks.

Aim High, Achieve More: How to Transform Urban Schools Through Fearless Leadership

Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development - They are ordinary educators committed to proving that demographics need not be destiny. This inspirational yet practical book will help you bridge the divide that separates urban students from their birthright of a high-quality education. Used book in Good Condition. You will learn how to* adopt a leadership approach, and mediation AIM, consisting of affirmation, inspiration, that will transform your school into a flourishing learning community.

Build a leadership team of important stakeholders--including students--that is committed to improvement. Tap into the resources that already exist in your school and jettison institutional arrangements that prevent your school from becoming an enriching and creative community. Create supports that enable teachers to nurture their students' potential to meet high standards and become self-actualized learners.

Aim High, Achieve More: How to Transform Urban Schools Through Fearless Leadership - Aim high, achieve more provides insights gleaned from real-world experiences that will enable you to create a successful, vibrant learning environment. Succeeding in the tough landscape of urban schools requires more than just passion and a sense of urgency; it requires real skills. Used book in Good Condition.

Harper Paperbacks. Fearless leaders work in schools under-resourced and overburdened and serve disproportionately large numbers of children who live in poverty and face racism daily.

Introduction to Educational Leadership & Organizational Behavior

Routledge - Eye on Education. Used book in Good Condition. Like the bestselling first edition, this introductory textbook succinctly presents concepts and theories of educational leadership and organizational behavior and immediately applies them to problems of practice. Harper Paperbacks. Used book in Good Condition. Jossey-Bass.

. The second edition includes a new chapter on organizational culture, and leadership, expanded overage of organizational structure, systems, and additional case studies and scenarios representing real problems of practice.

The Positive Dog: A Story About the Power of Positivity

Wiley - Used book in Good Condition. We all have two dogs inside of us. One dog is positive, optimistic, happy, and hopeful. These two dogs often fight inside us, but guess who wins the fight? The one you feed the most. Harper Paperbacks. It makes everyone around you better. Jossey-Bass. Used book in Good Condition. Wiley. So begins the story about a negative mutt named Matt and a big dog named Bubba who teaches him how to feed himself with positivity each day and in the process Matt transforms his own life and the shelter they call home.

Discover the benefits of being positive. The positive dog is an inspiring, heartwarming story that not only reveals the strategies and benefits of being positive but also an essential truth for humans: Being positive doesn't just make you better. Eye on Education. The other dog is negative, pessimistic, mad, sad, and fearful.

Reframing the Path to School Leadership: A Guide for Teachers and Principals NULL

Corwin - Corwin. Eye on Education. Wiley. This updated edition provides leadership lesson summaries, and reflective questions that help teachers and principals grow through the use of four defining lenses: Political: individual versus group power Human resources: individual needs and motives Structural: clear goals and responsibilities Symbolic: culture, solid strategies, belief, meaning, and faith Harper Paperbacks.

Used book in Good Condition. Jossey-Bass. Used book in Good Condition. Powerful mental tools for navigating the complicated issues of everyday school life!Ideal for new and experienced educators, this second edition of the bestseller presents dialogues between a novice and a master teacher and between a new and a seasoned principal to illuminate how reframing challenges can generate tremendous potential for classroom and school leadership.

How to Be a Team Player and Enjoy It: A Study in Staff Relationships

Ambassador-Emerald Intl - Used book in Good Condition. How to be a team player and enjoy it is the result of working with pastors, staff members, and ministries across the country and seeing the problems faced in churches and Christian school ministries. Wiley. Christian leaders have encouraged Matt to relate these principles in printed form.

. Matt williams has been an associate pastor, Christian college administrator, and has worked with church ministries around the country for over 40 years. He combines his experiences as a secular business manager, church staff member, and Christian leader with ministries to present practical principles that are invaluable in serving the Lord.

How to Be a Team Player and Enjoy It: A Study in Staff Relationships - Matt takes principles from God's word and applies them to our relationships and working with others as leaders. Corwin. Eye on Education. This book reflects Matt's heart for people and the Lords work. How to be a team player and Enjoy It should be required reading for all Christian leaders and workers. Jossey-Bass.

Used book in Good Condition. Harper Paperbacks.

A Scent of Water: Bringing Life Back to the Christian School Movement

Emerald House Group, Incorporated - Corwin. Harper Paperbacks. A must-read for any educator. This message derives from scriptural truth and the findings of empirical research and recommends a means for restoring a vision for the ministry. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. In a scent of water, the authors examine schools as social and cultural systems that must be understood.

A scent of water describes the type of leadership that must characterize the movement and proposes an active, and collaborative role for classroom teachers, vibrant, working with building principals who see themselves as capacity builders, building strength and knowledge within the teaching staff to bring a scent of water that will revitalize and transform the movement.

A Scent of Water: Bringing Life Back to the Christian School Movement - A scent of water is a message of hope for the Christian school movement, a movement that currently lacks vision, struggles with enrollment declines and battles budget limitations. An excellent blueprint for the future. Joe haas, Ed. D. Executive director, north carolina christian School AssociationThe local Christian school must become the site for transforming the movement into one that focuses upon student learning and a clear delineation of student goals.