Leadership for the Schoolhouse
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By (author) Thomas J. Sergiovanni
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Leadership for the Schoolhouse by Thomas J. Sergiovanni
Book Description"A powerful template for crafting responsible and humane schools." --Educational Leadership "Reading this book will make educators feel they have come home to familiar land and can still build anew from there." --Michael Huberman, professor, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University "Sergiovanni's alternative vision of schools as caring, intimate places built on mutual respect, civic responsibility, and shared purposes gets to the heart of excellence in education." --Ernest L. Boyer, president, The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Best-selling author and education guru Thomas J. Sergiovanni debunks the popular notion that corporate leadership strategies can be applied to schools. He presents a leadership model based on the specific mission, goals, and rhythms of schools everywhere. This unique framework invites caring and thoughtful educators to build educational communities that are more democratic and responsive to human nature and student development. Filled with practical ideas and real-life examples from a variety of schools, Leadership for the Schoolhouse offers a compelling picture of schooling and leadership at their best.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780787955427
(229mm x 155mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 30-Aug-2000
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Thomas J. Sergiovanni
Rethinking Leadership, Paperback (September 2006)
In this updated collection of revolutionary articles, Sergiovanni encourages school leaders to discover the craft of moral leadership, practice effective instructional leadership, and build strong learning communities.
Lifeworld of Leadership, Paperback (September 2004)» View all books by Thomas J. Sergiovanni
"Sergiovanni's book gives life and meaning to the words 'lifeworld' and 'systemsworld'--bringing a new and insightful perspective to the discourse on school reform--and challenges school leaders to gain a more holistic view of students and interaction in the teaching-learning process. "--Gerald N.
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Author Biography - Thomas J. Sergiovanni
THOMAS J. SERGIOVANNI is Lillian Radford Professor of Education and Administration, senior fellow at the Center for Educational Leadership, and founder of the Trinity Principals' Center at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. He is the author of several books, including The Lifeworld of Leadership, Building Community in Schools, and Moral Leadership.
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