9780761938613

Survival Skills for the Principalship : A Treasure Chest of Time-Savers, Short-Cuts, and Strategies to Help You Keep a Balance in Your Life

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  • ISBN13:

    9780761938613

  • ISBN10:

    0761938613

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-01-22
  • Publisher: Corwin Pr

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This compilation of resources offers practical, ready-to-use solutions to the issues and dilemmas principals face every day. 

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
About the Author
Introduction
1. Blueprint for Leadership in 21st Century Schools
Mastering The Changes, Challenges And Complexities Of The Principalship
Laying The Foundation Of Your Principalship
Mastering Resiliency
The First Step - Building A Climate Of Caring
The Second Step - Building A Climate Of Commitment
The Third Step - Building A Climate Of Belonging
The Fourth Step - Building A Climate Of Safety
The Fifth Step - Building A Climate Of Personal Competency
Strengthening Your Infrastructure
Building The Family-School Connection
Putting The "Home" Back In Homework
2. Mastering the Skills of Resiliency
Resilienc
Time Management Tips From Award-Winning Principals
Building The Parent School Partnership
Working With Parents As Educational Partners (PEP)
Kindergarten Parent Communication Tools
Back To School Night - Building Continuity
Creative Models - Special Needs Students
Tips For Strengthening The Principal-Parent Relationship
Getting In The Tour Business
Tips For Building Community Involvement In Your School
3. Mastering the Skills of Renewal
Renewal - Keeping A Balance In Your Life
Tips For Keeping A Balance In Your Life From Award-Winning Principals
Laughter - The Key To Our Survival
Tips For Bringing Humor To Your School From Award-Winning Principals
Enhancing Peak Performance
Dealing With Difficult Parents
What To Do When The Crazies Really Do Go Crazy!
Building Your Dream Team
Enhancing Peak Performance
Teacher Evaluation
Letters Of Recommendations
4. Mastering the Skills of Reflection
Reflection
The M & M Game - A Culminating Learning Activity
Letter-Rip!
Sample Letters From The Principal
Treasure Chest Sample #67 - Teacher Inservice Presentation Thank You
Memo - abilia! A Sample Selection Of Principal Memos
Principal's Message
Summary
15 Steps To Mastering The Skills Of Resiliency, Renewal And Reflection
A Final Word
Order Form - Survival Skills For The Principalship CD Disk
Index

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