From Outrageous to Inspired How to Build a Community of Leaders in Our Schools

ISBN-10: 0787970662
ISBN-13: 9780787970666
Edition: 2004
List price: $37.00
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Description: From Outrageous to Inspired shows how all the people associated with any school-teachers, principal, parents, children, neighbors, and other community members-can take up leadership together to create a vibrant learning community. David Hagstrom  More...

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Book details

List price: $37.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/12/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 208
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

From Outrageous to Inspired shows how all the people associated with any school-teachers, principal, parents, children, neighbors, and other community members-can take up leadership together to create a vibrant learning community. David Hagstrom promotes new ways of thinking about parental participation, neighborhood involvement, and teacher leadership in schools. In From Outrageous to Inspired he offers a guidebook for school leaders who are engaged in a journey of school improvement and community building. The book is filled with stories and reflections from Hagstrom's transformative experience as the principal of Denali Elementary School in Fairbanks, Alaska. As principal of the school he asked the question "What do you want for your children, here at Denali?" These extraordinary stories offer a framework for creatively bringing about change from within an organization and for dealing with the larger issues of school change and reform.

Roland S. Barth Roland S. Barth is one of the country's most renowned educators and the author of the best-selling Jossey-Bass book "Improving Schools from Within" (over 100,000 copies sold). He has been a public school teacher and principal, recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, and a member of the faculty of Harvard University where he founded the Harvard Principals' Center and the International Network of Principals' Centers.

Foreword
Preface
Gratitudes
The Author
The Denali Story
Stumbling into the Question
Finding the Shared Vision
Learning Anew
Finding Out What They're Passionate About
Simply Outrageous Might Be Just Perfect
Who Are the People? What Are They Calling Out For?
The Talking Circle
Walking Them Home
Karaoke Homecoming
Making Sense of the Denali Story
Creating a Community for Learning and Leading
Servant Leadership
The Group Can Become the Leader
On Returning
Lessons Learned Along the Way
The Thread You Follow
Blue Bicycle Summer
Bush Is Our Location, Not Our League
Preparing Principals in a Different Way
Finding Our Way Back Home
What Is Expected of Us?
What Do You Do for Your Living?
Making a Difference
How to Build a Community of Leaders in Our Schools
My Thank You to the Dean
At the Intersection of Innocence and Wisdom
Afterword: Knowing Why We're Doing the Work
References
Index

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