Description - Survival Skills for the Principalship by John Blaydes
Survival Skills for the Principalship provides over 500 powerful tips, short-cuts, time-savers, ideas, strategies, and a collection of sample letters and forms shared by award-winning principals nationwide. This treasure chest allows principals, assistant principals, and aspiring principals to pick and choose from a variety of valuable resources as befits his or her school. Each chapter in this book is designed to provide timesaving and efficient survival skills, which can be implemented immediately. The materials in this book attempts to reduce the isolated job of the principalship by sharing what has worked and what hasn't worked for award-winning, highly successful principals from across the nation.
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(279mm x 215mm x mm)
Corwin Press Inc
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Author Biography - John Blaydes
John Blaydes is one of the nation foremost experts in the field of school administration. He is an inspirational leader, author, motivational speaker, seminar leader and educational consultant. In recognition of his innovative leadership John has been honored with both the National Distinguished School Principal Award and the prestigious Milken Foundation National Educator Award. John also received the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts National School Administrator Award for his dedication to arts education and the California's School Principal Leadership Award from the California Librarians Association for his outstanding media center program. In his role as inspirational leader he has promoted a culture of excellence at his schools. His school was twice selected as a California Distinguished School and has been honored with multiple awards for his outstanding visual and performing arts, media center and math programs. Staff awards include the National School Nurse of the Year, the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching, the California Media Center Teacher of the Year, the Sallie Mae First Year Teacher Award, the Orange County Teacher of the Year and another recipient of the Milken Foundation National Educator Award. John has a broad array of experiences in educational leadership, having been a classroom teacher, school site principal, district office administrator and elected school board member in his community. John believes that the key to educational excellence lies in the ability of our nation's school administrators to provide their schools with inspirational leadership. Other Books authored by John Blaydes: Enhancing Your Effectiveness As An Elementary School Principal, The Principal's Book Of Inspirational Quotes, The Educator's Book Of Inspirational Quotes