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Leaders Helping Leaders A Practical Guide to Administrative Mentoring

ISBN-10: 0761977805

ISBN-13: 9780761977803

Edition: 2nd 2001 (Revised)

Authors: John C. Daresh

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This text provides a guide to planning and implementing a structured mentoring programme to support educational leaders on a local basis. It presents a three-phase model, leading the reader through planning, implementation, and evaluation issues.
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Book details

List price: $31.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 2/2/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.462
Language: English

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.

Introduction
Planning The Mentoring Program for School Leaders
What Is Mentoring? And Why Is It so Important?
Initial Program Development
What Is Our Purpose?
Implementing Your Program
Who Is a Mentor?
Preparing People to Serve as Mentors
The Match Game
Now That You're a Mentor, What Do You Do?
Mentoring for Beginning Leaders
Mentoring for Veterans
Assessing Your Program
How Do We Know if It Worked?
What Is Next?