• School Leaders Building Capacity From Within
  • Resolving Competing Agendas Creatively
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Schoolleaders book
  • ©2004
  • 160 Pages

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<p>by Leonard C. Burrello, Lauren Hoffman, Lynn Murray<br></p><p>Get the blueprint to transform your school with “Structural Dynamics”!</p><p><br></p><p>Anything built to last needs a clear plan, a solid foundation, the right tools, and strong structural integrity to withstand threatening elements that arise. Unfortunately, most school reform programs do not meet these basic requirements and crumble as quickly as they appear. To offset such mishaps, this guide empowers you to be an architect of long-lasting, positive change using powerful “Structural Dynamics” strategies.</p><p><br></p><p>Through user-friendly definitions, illustrative points, and indispensable how-to’s, the book enables you to easily apply the principles prescribed, safeguard your plans against failure, and lead your school to reach its maximum potential.</p><p><br></p><p><b>Highlights include:</b></p><ul><li>Real-life examples of schools that have changed using Structural Dynamics principles</li><li>Specific strategies for overcoming obstacles that hinder improvement</li><li>Tips for creating a results-oriented plan and meeting shared goals</li><li>Straightforward discussion of the four key elements that propel your school toward achievement</li></ul><p><span class="Quote"><br></span></p><p><span class="Quote">"This book allowed me to explore my own leadership practices regarding instructional capacity building, It's a must for individuals looking to examine the ways to improve teaching and learning."</span><em><br><br></em><span class="Credit">- Former Principal, Royce Avery, Woodsboro High School, Woodsboro, TX</span><br></p><p><br></p><p>"Vision and focus are intertwined, and I think this book does an exemplary job of showing the distinctions between the two while depicting their close relationship. Very motivating . . . as a principal, I was inspired."</p><p><span class="Credit">- Principal Dana Trevethan, Turlock High School, Turlock, CA</span></p>