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Being a Successful Principal

Being a Successful Principal
Riding the Wave of Change Without Drowning

October 2000 | 200 pages | Corwin
The book is intended to provide practical solutions to everyday problems that principals encounter. It is also a guideline for becoming a true leader and leading for school change. The authors organize the book around three principals of Cognitive Coaching: developing trust, learning, and holonomy. Each chapter will have a theme, research citations for further reading, and anecdotal stories about what worked in real schools. This is not a book of theory, but a book built on the lived experiences of school principals.

About the Authors
1. Communication--the Foundational Skill
2. Trusting Yourself, Trusting Others
3. Learning to Change (and Liking It)
4. Classrooms Are Not the Only Places to Learn
5. Tsunami--Riding the Wave of Change Without Drowning
6. Mediating Conflict
7. Standing Your Ground (Even in Quicksand)
8. Assessing Students, Staff, and Schools
9. Get a Life!
10. The Principal's Toolbox: Anecdotes and Hints for Survival in a Cruel, Cruel World
Resource: Some Must-Read Books for Administrators: An Annotated List
References and Further Reading

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ISBN: 9780803967694
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