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Schools Where Teachers Lead: What Successful Schools Do

I am delighted to announce the publication of my latest book, Schools Where Teachers Lead:  What Successful Schools Do.  The book will be published on January 23, 2011.  John Bell took the lead in this book and it is the third book in the series of three.  The first dealt with leadership; the second with school culture.  Go to the “books” section on top of the home page for more information and for some excerpts from the book.

Develop shared leadership and teacher leadership in your school with the
real-world, on-the-job ideas in this book. Principals and other leaders will
embrace the practical Lead Now and Do Now strategies as they improve their
own skills and promote shared leadership among their staff.

Shared leadership is a process in which multiple staff members lead the
learning within a school. With the knowledge that instructional leadership
is the primary engine behind teacher effectiveness, the authors demonstrate
how to support classroom practices that raise student achievement.

Contents include:
-The Foundation: Instructional Leadership -Developing Shared Leadership
-Leadership: Does Anyone Ask the Teachers?
-Sharing the Leadership with Teachers – Can You Get There?

When educators work together to improve instruction, they make a notable
difference in the lives of students. This book offers strategies for
incorporating shared instructional leadership into the structure of your
school.

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