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  1. Foucault and Educational Leadership

    Disciplining the Principal

    By Richard Niesche

    School principals are increasingly working in an environment of work intensification, high stakes testing, accountability pressures and increased managerialism. Rather than searching for the latest leadership fad or best practice model, this book suggests that in order to better understand these...

    Published March 10th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Strategic Management of Human Capital in Education

    Improving Instructional Practice and Student Learning in Schools

    By Allan R. Odden

    Strategic Management of Human Capital in Education offers a comprehensive and strategic approach to address what has become labeled as "talent and human capital." Grounded in extensive research and examples of leading edge districts, this book shows how the entire human resource system in...

    Published January 9th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Critical Curriculum Leadership

    A Framework for Progressive Education

    By Rose M. Ylimaki

    Although traditional curriculum and instructional leadership frameworks have dominated educational administration training for almost thirty years, it has become increasingly clear that even the most recent frameworks have failed today’s leaders who struggle with the politics of curriculum...

    Published November 16th 2010 by Routledge

  4. School-Community Relations

    3rd Edition

    By Douglas J. Fiore

    Much has changed since the publication of the highly successful Second Edition. In addition to updated coverage of hot-button issues such as funding, charter schools, high-stakes testing, teacher accountability, and multiculturalism, the Third Edition includes a new chapter on social networking,...

    Published October 25th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Refocusing School Leadership

    Foregrounding Human Development throughout the Work of the School

    By Robert J. Starratt

    Refocusing School Leadership departs from the more traditional conceptualization of leadership, looking behind the daily routines of human resource leaders to highlight the assumptions and values and beliefs they bring to their work as well as the values and meanings embedded in the various...

    Published August 11th 2010 by Routledge

  6. The School Principal

    Visionary Leadership and Competent Management

    By Theodore J. Kowalski

    Over the past two decades, efforts to improve schools have significantly modified role expectations for principals. Today, school-level administrators are expected to be both visionary leaders and competent managers. Based on the conviction that administration is an amalgam of leadership and...

    Published June 7th 2010 by Routledge

  7. The Challenges of School District Leadership

    By Daniel L. Duke

    Despite the rising interest in school districts, there are relatively few comprehensive resources available for graduate students in educational leadership programs. The Challenges of School District Leadership takes the position that the best way to prepare the next generation of school district...

    Published March 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  8. Passionate Principalship

    Learning from the Life Histories of School Leaders

    Edited by Ciaran Sugrue

    This book puts 'real life' back into the literature on school principalship. Through a life history approach, it portrays daily life in schools as a much more messy, contested and precarious existence, where principals struggle with passionate commitment to find continuity amongst frequently...

    Published January 25th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Comprehensive Planning for Safe Learning Environments

    A School Professional's Guide to Integrating Physical and Psychological Safety – Prevention through Recovery

    By Melissa A. Reeves, Linda M. Kanan, Amy E. Plog

    Series: School-Based Practice in Action

    This book provides school administrators, school-based mental health professionals, and other educational professionals with the framework and tools needed to establish a comprehensive safe learning environment. The authors identify four necessary phases to achieve this (prevention,...

    Published December 9th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Handbook of Research on the Education of School Leaders

    Edited by Michelle D. Young, Gary M. Crow, Joseph Murphy, Rodney T. Ogawa

    Sponsored by the University Council of Educational Administration, this comprehensive handbook is the definitive work on leadership education in the United States. An in-depth portrait of what constitutes research on leadership development, this handbook provides a plan for strengthening the...

    Published July 5th 2009 by Routledge