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The Administrator s Guide to School Community Relations

The Administrator s Guide to School Community Relations Author George E. Pawlas
ISBN-10 9781317922391
Release 2013-10-11
Pages 336
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This large collection of handy ideas features easy-to-use tools, comprehensive checklists, and sets of “Do’s and Don’ts” advisories. It provides guidelines on how to conduct effective parent conferences, suggestions on how to recruit and work with volunteers, and other useful tips to help bring your school and your community closer together.



The Administrator s Guide to School community Relations

The Administrator s Guide to School community Relations Author George Pawlas
ISBN-10 9781596670051
Release 2005
Pages 322
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This large collection of handy ideas features easy-to-use tools, comprehensive checklists, and sets of "Do's and Don'ts" advisories. It provides guidelines on how to conduct effective parent conferences, suggestions on how to recruit and work with volunteers, and other useful tips to help bring your school and your community closer together.



How to Market Your School

How to Market Your School Author Johanna M. Lockhart
ISBN-10 9781607097709
Release 2010-12-16
Pages 266
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How to Market Your School is a comprehensive guide that provides school administrators with tools to help them create, implement, and maintain a successful marketing program. Topics covered include developing a marketing strategy, marketing research, communications, media relations, building beneficial partnerships, public relations, and fund raising.



Educational Leadership and Technology

Educational Leadership and Technology Author Virginia E. Garland
ISBN-10 9780415809764
Release 2013
Pages 121
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Providing models of exemplary use and the latest research, Educational Leadership and Technology reveals the transformational power of emerging technologies to improve student learning, and explores how leaders can bring about this technology integration. This book provides an overview of roles and strategies expected of effective school leaders, as well as some of the complex issues they face. Authors Garland and Tadeja offer a critical analysis of today's emerging technology, while also addressing the need for collaborative efforts of parents, community, and students to implement technologies effectively. Special Features Include: Full integration of National Technology Standards for Administrators (NETS.A) and the National Education Technology Plan (NETP). Leader reflections from practicing school administrators that provide context of real-world scenarios. "Tips for School Leaders" and end-of-chapter questions that encourage student engagement with the text. "School Administrator's Technology Leadership Self-Assessment," a unique and impartial survey in each chapter with self-scoring guide that helps readers determine their technology use and readiness for implementation. A robust companion website with PowerPoint Slides, strategies, and links to website and video resources which will reflect changes in technology, policy, and practice. Discussion of the newest and emerging technologies, including Cloudware, social media, virtual manipulatives, and e-games. Educational Leadership and Technology is an important resource for new and aspiring elementary, middle, and high school principals as well as superintendents and technology coordinators.



School Community Relations

School Community Relations Author Douglas J. Fiore
ISBN-10 9781317585121
Release 2016-03-17
Pages 256
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Accessible and practical, School-Community Relations, Fourth Edition provides aspiring educational leaders with the skills to establish strong systems for communicating with their various school constituencies and to improve public relations at all levels. This textbook uses real-life examples to illustrate the ways in which administrators and school leaders can effectively engage and enlist partnerships with teachers, staff, students, parents, and community members. Case studies at the end of each chapter apply the strategies to realistic scenarios, and Questions for Analysis help readers engage critically with the material. Features of this newly revised edition include: Try This At Your School sections that offer insights into the ways in which actual educational leaders have fostered positive school-community relations. Updated information about public opinion, how parents view their local schools, and the current education climate. New strategies for utilizing social media to improve school-community relations and foster a positive school image.



Introduction to Educational Administration

Introduction to Educational Administration Author Douglas Fiore
ISBN-10 9781317929994
Release 2013-10-11
Pages 352
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Organized around the ISLLC standards, this text introduces students to the concepts and theories of educational leadership. The new edition adds coverage of such topics as data usage, ethics, innovative hiring practices, and student discipline. Appearing in the second edition are chapter-ending sections called “Point-Counterpoint” which prompt readers to examine their own beliefs regarding the material presented in the chapter and its application to work in our schools.



What They Don t Tell You in Schools of Education about School Administration

What They Don t Tell You in Schools of Education about School Administration Author John A. Black
ISBN-10 0810842963
Release 2002-01
Pages 339
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Possibly the all-time best-selling book on school administration. It has been reprinted many times, and has sold tens of thousands of copies. Highly praised in reviews, it is an assigned texts in many graduate education courses on school administration. Like no other book on this subject written before, it is about swimming with the sharks and surviving.



Preparing a Professional Portfolio

Preparing a Professional Portfolio Author Bradley V. Balch
ISBN-10 0205467202
Release 2006
Pages 158
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A practical hands-on guide, Preparing a Professional Portfolio: A School Administrator's Guide, offers a dynamic, developmental and standards-based approach to professional portfolio development for educational leadership. This guide will facilitate the reader's development and completion of a meaningful portfolio while also presenting enhanced explanations of each of the ISLLC Standards so that the reader can find deeper meaning in the standards and implement them in authentic ways. This guide fills a serious void with regard to information and guidelines on portfolios and standards-based licensing requirements for both building level and district level administrators. It can be used as a supplemental guide in administrative courses or as a text for independent study or internship courses. This guide is also useful for practicing school leaders pursuing licensure renewal and for aspiring leaders building job-placement credentials.



Leadership Standards in Action

Leadership Standards in Action Author Cade Brumley
ISBN-10 9781610483926
Release 2011-12-21
Pages 172
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Leadership Standards for Action is a powerful resource for aspiring principals, practicing principals, district leadership, and university faculty. The book responsibly unpacks the metaphor of principal as servant leader to the school’s people and purpose.



Home School and Community Relations

Home  School  and Community Relations Author Carol Gestwicki
ISBN-10 9781305544963
Release 2015-01-01
Pages 496
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This practical, comprehensive text is an indispensable guide for home-school-community collaborations. HOME, SCHOOL, & COMMUNITY RELATIONS, 9th Edition, meets the needs of teachers and administrators who desire to create effective, culturally-competent partnerships with diverse families, and helps to prepare future teachers for their careers. It provides an overview of modern families and their complex roles and beliefs to sensitize teachers to the diversity and needs of families they will encounter, including multilingual, multiethnic, multigenerational, and gender-diverse families from different socioeconomic backgrounds. The text fully discusses both the benefits of creating productive partnerships and the barriers that teachers must overcome. Abundant examples clarify the book's practical and effective communication strategies. Current developments in the field of early childhood education are emphasized, including brain research and development, legislative mandates in education, professional standards of the field, and strategies for working with families of students with diverse learning needs. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Planning for Technology

Planning for Technology Author Bruce M. Whitehead
ISBN-10 9781452268262
Release 2013-09-20
Pages 296
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Stay a step ahead of technological change so that every student can flourish! Students and classrooms are growing more technologically savvy every semester, and falling behind is not an option. This new edition of an essential text shows educational leaders how to equip their students for the future, with updates such as: Digital developments of the past decade that school leaders must address New content covering the Common Core, distributed leadership, adult learning theory, digital citizenship, cybersecurity, cloud computing, and more A new chapter on creating a “culture of technology” that goes beyond mere user manuals to create responsible, tech-savvy students



Bigger Isn t Always Better

Bigger Isn t Always Better Author George Murdock
ISBN-10 9781610487221
Release 2012-01-18
Pages 122
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Bigger Isn't Always Better is designed to provide a practitioner's viewpoint of the challenges and issues lacing school administrators – particularly those who work in small districts. Based upon a combination of education theory and practical applications, the book contains many real life exampleswith tips for landing a job as administrator and then making a positive and successful first impression through a deliberate entry plan. Bigger Isn't Always Better addresses both the technical aspects of an administrator’s assignment, as well as the administrator’s leading, mediating role while working with the school board, with school staff, or the school’s community. Readers will learn about a variety of potential pitfalls and situations that most new administrators face, with the benefit of learning how to over come and avoid such problems based on the author’s four decades in the profession.



Human Resources Administration for Educational Leaders

Human Resources Administration for Educational Leaders Author M. Scott Norton, Professor Emeritus
ISBN-10 9781452245270
Release 2008-04-25
Pages 456
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A comprehensive and research-based text detailing the important relationship between school administration and human resources administration. "The author provides [students] with specific strategies for navigating the treacherous waters of personnel selection, development, retention, and removal. I wish I had the book when I began my work as Director of Personnel." —Zach Kelehear University of South Carolina Human Resources Administration for Educational Leaders balances theory and pedagogy to demonstrate the historical evolution of the human resources function in education, the link between human resources and organizational effectiveness, and the new trends in human resources accountability. Key Features and Benefits: Provides students with samples of the tools that practicing HR administrators use for planning, recruiting, interviewing, selecting, evaluating, compensating, and developing staff personnel Dedicates separate chapters to areas often neglected in other texts: collective bargaining, human resources responsibility for classified personnel, accountability, and organizational climate and the human resources function Features engaging simulations in the form of case studies and critical questions to help students apply the concepts to practice Accompanied by High-Quality Ancillaries Instructors' Resources on CD-ROM includes a test bank, sample syllabi, PowerPoint slide presentations, and more. Contact SAGE to request your copy. Meet the author! http://coe.asu.edu/elps/faculty/norton.php



The School and Community Relations

The School and Community Relations Author Edward H. Moore
ISBN-10 9780133985979
Release 2015-04-01
Pages 320
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. In this widely popular resource, established and aspiring school leaders and executives get solid grounding in the theories and practices essential to promoting successful school and community relations. With a focus on successfully implementing communication activities with critical internal and external audiences, The School and Community Relations guides readers through the theory, research, and practice essential to communication planning. Organized around key communication practices, it stresses the importance of generating communication outcomes that go well beyond the dissemination of information to benefit schools and students. School leaders get practical help for tying their communication investments to developing engaged audiences that will understand and support education initiatives. The authors present their authoritative advice on both communication strategies and tactics, with a focus on new and emerging practices using digital and social media. Their knowledge, examples, and strategies come from their many combined years as educators and practitioners in school systems throughout North America.



Administrator s Guide to Student Achievement Higher Test Scores

Administrator s Guide to Student Achievement   Higher Test Scores Author Marcia Kalb Knoll
ISBN-10 UVA:X004552682
Release 2001-10-15
Pages 329
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This "how-to" resource gives K-12 school principals and other supervisory personnel a comprehensive action plan for improving teaching, student achievement, and student test scores. Step-by-step, the author shows the reader all aspects of teaching standards that make students achieve and be successful, how to organize professional development that impacts school achievement, and how to match the curriculum to student achievement. Included are over 80 full-page forms, checklists and handouts that can be used as is or readily adapted to fit the user s needs.



Ten Traits of Highly Effective Schools

Ten Traits of Highly Effective Schools Author Elaine K. McEwan
ISBN-10 9781452293073
Release 2008-07-16
Pages 248
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Featuring helpful tools, authentic examples, teacher reflections, and more, this resource identifies the critical attributes of schools that enable all students to attain academic excellence.



Gardening in the Minefield

Gardening in the Minefield Author Laurel J. Schmidt
ISBN-10 0325004765
Release 2002
Pages 199
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Seasoned educator Laurel Schmidt tells it like it is about a principal's daily life. From the nitty gritty of hiring, evaluating, and firing staff, to navigating the intricacies of school politics, and managing crises in the glare of the media, she provides a long overdue tool to take control of your life as a school administrator. Schmidt combines insight and humor with use-this-now practicality as she details creative strategies for surviving the daily grind, while honing your vision of a school that works