Leading For Excellence: A Twelve Step Program To Student Achievement by Thomas HarveyLeading For Excellence: A Twelve Step Program To Student Achievement by Thomas Harvey

Leading For Excellence: A Twelve Step Program To Student Achievement

byThomas Harvey, Bonita M. Drolet, Douglas P. Devore

Paperback | January 16, 2014

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This book covers what twelve steps school leaders need to take to make for a high-achieving school environment. It encompasses strong leadership, vision and values, high expectations, embedded professional development, flexibility and resilience, and seven more steps. It concludes with a questionnaire, the High Expectations Environmental Scale (HEES), which you may apply to your organization to determine its level of high expectations.
Thomas R. Harvey is the Michael Abraham's endowed chair in Excellence in Leadership. He received his A.B. from Princeton University and his Ph.D. from Syracuse University. He has been teaching since 1970 in the departments of Organizational Leadership at Syracuse University, Claremont Graduate School and the University of Laverne. He h...
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Title:Leading For Excellence: A Twelve Step Program To Student AchievementFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:January 16, 2014Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield PublishersLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1610489837

ISBN - 13:9781610489836

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Table of Contents

Examples, Forms, Charts and FigurePreface IntroductionChapter 1: Strong LeadershipChapter 2: Establish a Culture of High AchievementChapter 3: Vision and ValuesChapter 4: High ExpectationsChapter 5: Love and PassionChapter 6: Focus on Learning and Academic RigorChapter 7: Embedded Professional DevelopmentChapter 8: Academic Achievement and Assessment for the 21st CenturyChapter 9: The Strength of TeamsChapter 10: Collaboration and Shared Decision MakingChapter 11: CommunicationChapter 12: Flexibility and ResilienceChapter 13: Concluding NoteReferences About the AuthorsIndex

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School leaders will love this book. Through extensive research, brought to life with vivid and inspiring real-world examples, the authors prove that crafting a high-achieving environment is no game of chance. They present a compelling twelve-step program guaranteed to transform a lackluster culture into a resilient, high-achieving organization. This is a book that I will read and re-read long after other leadership texts have been stored away, simply because the principles presented here are practical, timeless, and proven.