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What Every Principal Should Know About Strategic Leadership

What Every Principal Should Know About Strategic Leadership

February 2006 | 184 pages | Corwin
The last of seven in its series, What Every Principal Should Know About Strategic Leadership, is a guide for new and veteran school leaders focused on strategic planning, data driven decision making, and transformational leadership. Filled with examples, best practice, and reflective questions, leaders will learn about:

o Nine steps to strategic planning

o Promoting vision, mission, and goals

o Collecting and using data to improve and empower

o Evaluate school programs and initiatives

o Understanding, planning, and implementing change

o Moving from micro-political to transformational leadership practice

About the Author
Questionnaire: Before We Get Started…
1. Introduction
Case Study and Reflective Questions

2. Best Practices in Planning Strategically
9 Steps to Successful Planning

Promoting Your Vision, Mission, and Goals

Conducting a SWOT Analysis

A Guide to Strategic Planning

West Morris Regional High School District’s Long Range Plan


3. Best Practices in Data-Driven Decision Making
Learning From Role Models

Using Data to Empower

Collecting Data

Easy Steps to Program Evaluation


4. Best Practices in Transformational Leadership
Understanding Micropolitical Leadership

Understanding, Planning, and Implementing Change

Monitoring Change

Leading Change

Becoming a Transformational Leader


Conclusion: Making Strategic Leadership a Reality
Resource A: Realities of Strategic Leadership: In-Basket Simulations
Resource B: Assessing Your Role in Strategic Leadership
Resource C: An Annotated Bibliography of Best Resources

Sample Materials & Chapters

Preface excerpt

Chapter 1 excerpt

For instructors

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ISBN: 9781412915922