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What Every Principal Should Know about School-Community Leadership

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ISBN-10: 1412915899

ISBN-13: 9781412915892

Edition: 2006

Authors: Jeffrey Glanz

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The fourth volume of a seven part series, this book recognises that headteachers are involved in ongoing, deep community partnerships that ultimately and most importantly support student learning. It is filled with examples, strategies and resources.
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 11/9/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 136
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

Jeffrey Glanz, Ed.D., currently serves as Dean of Graduate Programs and Chair of the Department of Education at Wagner College in Staten Island, New York.nbsp; He also coordinates the educational leadership program that leads to New York State certification as a principal and assistant principal.nbsp; Prior to arriving at Wagner, he served as executive assistant to the president of Kean University in Union, New Jersey.nbsp; Dr. Glanz held faculty status as a tenured professor in the Department of Instruction and Educational Leadership at Kean Universitys College of Education.nbsp; He was named Graduate Teacher of the Year in 1999 by the Student Graduate Association and was also that years…    

Dedication
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Questionnaire: Before We Get Started
Introduction
Case Study and Reflective Questions
Best Practices in Reaching Out to Parents
Learning Together
Empower Parents
Provide Training
Establish Parent Coordinators
Foster Parental Success
Publicize Student Presentations
Solicit Parent and Community Involvement
Develop Parent Involvement Activities
Conclusion
Best Practices in Building Community Alliances
Consider Six Types of Involvement
Form a Community Advisory Committee
Undertake Community Building
Plan Together
Develop an After School Program
Involve Parents and Community
Avoid Barriers to Implementation
Become Media Savvy
Become Part of a Professional Development School (PDS) Initiative
Conclusion
Using Community Resources and Reforms to Close the Black-White Achievement Gap
School-Community Clinics
Early Childhood Education Centers
After School Programs
Conclusion
Conclusion: Making School-Community Relations a Reality
Realities of School-Community Leadership: In-Basket Simulations
Assessing Your Role in School-Community Relations
An Annotated Bibliography of Best Resources
References
Index