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Are You Sure You're the Principal? : a Guide for New and Aspiring Leaders.

Author: Susan Villani
Publisher: Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Updated for new and experienced principals, this resource provides personal stories, practical advice, a new chapter on career fulfillment, and study guides for professional development.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Villani, Susan.
Are You Sure You're the Principal? : A Guide for New and Aspiring Leaders.
Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, ©2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Villani
ISBN: 9781412958158 1412958156
OCLC Number: 939262528
Description: 1 online resource (153 pages)
Contents: Foreword by Roland S. BarthPrefaceAbout the AuthorIntroduction1. Are You Sure You're the Principal? First Impressions Larger Than Life The Look of Leadership A Little Respect2. Working Through Conflict Saving Face The Pain of Ostracism and the Power of Understanding Knowing When to Hold and When to Fold What's Worth Fighting For Diversity in the Principal's Office Establishing Credibility Lessons Learned3. Communicating Who We Are and What We Believe Using Symbols to Convey Values She Smiles Too Much Being Clear Expressing Outrage Telling Our Truths How We Are Known Accepting Ourselves4. Building Community Making All Students Feel Part of the Community Acceptance Based on Being Hiring New Teachers and Promoting Teacher Development What We Have in Common Lonely at the Top Sharing Leadership: When and How5. Advisors, Mentors, and Allies Demonstrating Caring Seeking or Accepting Support The Serendipity of Mutual Mentoring Passing the Torch and Sharing Its Light6. Reflecting on a Career: Committing to Pursue Professional Passion Am I in the Right Place Doing the Work I Want to Be Doing? My Choices and YoursPeople Whose Work Is Featured in the Sudy GuidesStudy Guide for All ChaptersStudy Guides for Individual ChapterReferencesIndex

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