Beginning the Principalship A Practical Guide for New School Leaders

ISBN-10: 1412926823
ISBN-13: 9781412926829
Edition: 3rd 2006 (Revised)
List price: $36.95
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description: 'You cannot take on the principalship and view it as a job . . . . Simply stated, you have to view it as a special calling' - Jim Kelch, from Beginning the Principalship, Third EditionThe best way to learn the ropes is to have an expert at your  More...

what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!

Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Medical Terminology Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Medical Math Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Careers in Medical Assisting Online content $4.95 $1.99

Customers also bought

Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $36.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 3/13/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

'You cannot take on the principalship and view it as a job . . . . Simply stated, you have to view it as a special calling' - Jim Kelch, from Beginning the Principalship, Third EditionThe best way to learn the ropes is to have an expert at your side. Beginning the Principalship, Third Edition is exactly that kind of essential encouragement and help you need! Filled with updated and new information designed to help you survive your first years as headteacher, this new edition of John C. Daresh's bestseller provides the resources you need to become a strong and effective leader.Find out how you cano Manage others' expectations of you as headteacher;o Master the technical skills necessary to run a school;o Create and clarify your personal professional growth plan;o Work effectively with the community;o Incorporate staff in school goals and initiatives;o Work more effectively with parents.In compelling scenarios from new headteachers, Daresh focuses on the practical skills for developing a network, the process of finding mentors, and the importance of professional organizations. With the tools this guide offers, you will build the skills you need to thrive as a principal, growing more comfortable-and more confident-in your role as school leader!

John C. Daresh is professor of educational leadership at the University of Texas at El Paso. Over the years, he has held faculty or administrative appointments at the University of Cincinnati, The Ohio State University, the University of Northern Colorado, and Illinois State University. He has also worked as a consultant on high school reform and administrator professional development for universities, state departments of education, national and state professional associations, and individual schools and districts across the United States, and also in Barbados, Canada, France, Holland, Israel, Turkey, South Africa, and Taiwan. By far, the bulk of Daresh's international service has been in the United Kingdom where he served an advisor and trainer for the School Management Task Force that developed and promoted support programs for beginning headteachers, the National College for School Leadership, the Welsh Office of Education, the North West Network for Diploma Development in Cheshire, Manchester Metropolitan University, the University of Lincoln, the University of Hull, CREATE Consultancies, and literally dozens of Local Education Authorities and individual schools across England and Wales.Daresh recently completed three years of service as the lead consultant on principal mentoring programs for the Chicago Public Schools as that megadistrict was faced with the challenge of bringing in mostly inexperienced principals to serve in nearly of the school system's elementary and high schools.

Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction
Why This Book Is Important
A Framework for Understanding the Beginning Principalship
Technical and Managerial Skills
A Personal Leadership Checklist
Expectations for Technical and Managerial Skills
Learning to Lead by Assisting
Socialization
Others' Expectations
Learning Your School's Culture
Self-Awareness
Reviewing Personal Values
Being a "Boss"
Building a Personal Timeline for Learning and Development
Building a Support System
Suggested Readings

×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×