Leading with Passion and Purpose
Creating schools that help teachers teach and students learn
Author: Christopher M. Spence
Format: 128 pp book
Publisher: Pembroke Publishers 2009
Audience: Professional reference
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This highly readable book is based on the premise that all students can learn, regardless of their social background. It offers education leaders the information they need so they can find their voice and contribute in their unique way to a successful learning environment. This thorough explanation of the principles of education leadership and the characteristics of effective schools is full of personal insights and revealing anecdotes. It shows education leaders how to face a myriad of challenges — from the demands of accountability and generating community support to closing the achievement gap and promoting equity. The book offers a path to educational reform that can make a huge difference in the lives of all students.