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Empowering Teachers What Successful Principals Do

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ISBN-10: 0761977325

ISBN-13: 9780761977322

Edition: 2nd 2000 (Revised)

Authors: Joseph Blase, Jo Blase, Rebajo R. Blase

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`Joseph and Jo Blase write directly to aspiring and present principals who believe in the wisdom, care, and commitment of faculty to make difficult decision together about good education for all students' - From the Foreword, Carl D Glickman, University of GeorgiaThis book is written for practising and prospective principals who want to empower teachers. It is about what successful principals do and the "transformative effects" that such principals have on teachers' work both in the classroom and in the school generally. In this considerably expanded second edition, the authors have included data and insights from recent research, literature, and national reports; added additional figures,…    
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Book details

List price: $33.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 8/30/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Jo Blase is Professor of Educational Leadership at the University of Georgia and a former public school teacher, principal, and director of staff development. She received a Ph.D. in educational administration, curriculum, and supervision in 1983 from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Through work with the Beginning Principal Study National Research Team, the Georgia League of Professional Schools, and public and private school educators with whom she consults throughout the United States, she has pursued her interest in preparation for and entry to educational and instructional leadership at it relates to supervisors discourse. Winner of the W.G. Walker 2000 Award for excellence (for…    

Jo Blase is a professor of educational administration at the University of Georgia, and a former public school teacher, high school and middle school principal, and director of staff development. She received a Ph.D. in educational administration, curriculum, and supervision in 1983 from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and her research has focused on instructional and transformational leadership, school reform, staff development, and principal-teacher relationships. Through work with the Beginning Principal Study National Research Team, the Georgia League of Professional Schools, and public and private school educators with whom she consults throughout the United States and abroad,…    

Foreword to the First Edition
Foreword to the First Edition
Sharing Governance
Trusting the Experts
Teachers
Creating Instruction-Oriented Structures That Help Teachers Do Their Best
A Cornucopia of Supportive Resources
Encouraging Autonomy and Innovation
Modeling Personal Dimensions
About Risk and Threat
Valuing and Rewarding Good Work
Helping Solve Problems
Providing Leadership That Is Facilitative and Democratic