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Bambrick-Santoyo, Paul, 1972-
Leverage leadership : a practical guide to building exceptional schools / Paul Bambrick-Santoyo ; with contributions from Brett Peiser ; foreword by Doug Lemov
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  LB2805 .B245 2012  v.1    AVAILABLE
 Circ.Desk/Software  LB2805 .B245 2012  v.2    AVAILABLE
 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL 371.2 LEV    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) School management and organization
School improvement programs
School principals -- Professional relationships
Physical Description xxviii, 380 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. + 1 DVD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Summary "Examines seven principles at the core of effective leadershipPaul Bambrick-Santoyo (Managing Director of Uncommon Schools) shows leaders how they can raise their schools to greatness by following a core set of principles. These seven principles, or "levers," allow for consistent, transformational, and replicable growth. With intentional focus on these areas, leaders will leverage much more learning from the same amount of time investment. Fundamentally, each of these seven levers answers the core questions of school leadership: What should an effective leader do, and how and when should they do it. Aimed at all levels of school leadership, the book is for any principal, superintendent, or educator who wants to be a transformational leader. The book's companion DVD includes 30 video clips of top-tier leaders in action. These videos bring great schools to you, and support a deeper understanding of both the components of success and how it looks as a whole. There are also many helpful rubrics, extensive professional development tools, calendars, and templates. Explores the core principles of effective leadership Author's charter school, North Star Academy in Newark, New Jersey, received the highest possible award given by the U.S. Department of Education; the National Blue Ribbon Includes an instructive DVD with 30 video clips to show how it looks in real life Bambrick-Santoyo has trained more than 1,800 school leaders nationwide in his work at Uncommon Schools and is a recognized expert on transforming schools to achieve extraordinary results"-- Provided by publisher
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Machine generated contents note: ForewordAcknowledgmentsAbout the AuthorsIntroductionPart One: InstructionChapter 1: Data-Driven InstructionThe ModelAssessment: The Roadmap to RigorAnalysis: Test in Hand, Face to FaceAction: Walking the WalkSystems: Lock In SuccessTurnaround: What to Do FirstConclusion: The Right Map to FollowChapter 2: Observation and FeedbackThe Traditional Model: Observation AdriftSchedule Observation and FeedbackIdentify Key Action StepsEffective FeedbackWhen Feedback Isn't Working: Strategies for Struggling TeachersAccountability: Tools for Keeping Track of It AllTurnaround: What to Do FirstConclusion: Coaching Teachers Toward GreatnessChapter 3: PlanningPitfalls of PlanningYearly Curriculum Planning: Teaching the Right ContentWeekly and Daily Lesson Planning: Ensuring AccountabilityTurnaround: What to Do FirstConclusion: Planning Makes PerfectChapter 4: Professional DevelopmentWhat to Teach: Follow the DataHow to Teach: Living the LearningAvoiding Common Pitfalls of Poor PDHow to Make It Stick: AccountabilityTurnaround: What to Do FirstConclusion: Beyond the Conference RoomPart Two: CultureChapter 5: Student CultureFrom Vision to SystemPractice: Moving from Aspiration to MasteryMaintain and Model: Keeping Culture on TrackEvaluating Student CultureTurnaround: Fixing a Broken CultureConclusion: Small Details, Big ResultsChapter 6: Staff Culture (by Brett Peiser, Contributing Author)Five Strategies for a Successful Staff CultureMonth-to-Month ExcellenceTurnaround: From Crisis to CohesionConclusion: Getting to "Teamlyness"Chapter 7: Managing School Leadership TeamsChoosing LeadersTraining Your TeamLeveraging Leadership Team Meetings: Iron Sharpens IronEvaluate What Matters MostConclusion: Leader Support, Student SuccessPart Three: ExecutionChapter 8: Finding the TimeLock in a Weekly ScheduleDefend Your TimeThe Final Step: Manage TasksTurnaround: Schedule for SuccessConclusion: Every Minute MattersChapter 9: The Superintendent's Guide: Managing and Developing Principals for ResultsTrain Your PrincipalsCoach ContinuouslyLeverage Principal TeamsTurnaround: Support Struggling SchoolsConclusion: Succeed at ScaleConclusion: A Brighter FuturePart Four: Professional Development Workshops: Overview and HighlightsChapter 10: Observation and Feedback WorkshopChapter 11: Leading Planning WorkshopChapter 12: Leading Professional Development WorkshopChapter 13: Student Culture WorkshopChapter 14: Finding the Time WorkshopQuick Reference Sheet: Highlights of the Key Concepts in Leverage LeadershipISLLC StandardsNotesBibliographyIndex
Series SOE Curriculum Lab
Alternate Author Peiser, Brett M., 1968-

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