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Nine Lessons of Successful School Leadership Teams: Distilling a Decade of Innovation

By Bill McKeever, California School Leadership Academy at WestEd

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Why do some school leadership teams succeed while others stagnate, snipe, or disintegrate? Are there key lessons that apply no matter what your school situation?

Nine Lessons of Successful School Leadership Teams distills a decade of on-the-ground innovation and research pointing to what school leadership teams can do to focus on and increase student achievement.

Case studies from schools and districts anchor the discussion of strategies that have evolved over a decade of work with more than 23,000 school leaders.

Tools that have contributed to school leadership teams’ successes are included.

Resource Details

Product Information

ISBN: 978-0-914409-08-3
Copyright: 2003
Format: Trade Paper
Pages: 117
Publisher: WestEd

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Praise for this Resource

  • “The lessons are clear, succinct, and timely. School leaders will find this book a helpful resource in plotting the course for successful leadership teams.”

    Catholic Education/September 2004
  • “The lessons in this book are powerful, clear, detailed, and supported by great case studies.”

    Dr. Kent Peterson, Professor of Education University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Nine Lessons of Successful School Leadership Teams has many important ideas for principals who want to provide leadership for improving student achievement. “

    Dan Kenley, Principal. Desert Hot Springs High School Desert Hot Springs, California
  • “These lessons are robust and meaningful. I predict, and I am sincere about this, that this will be a best seller.”

    Dr. Karen Dyer, Manager, Education and Nonprofit Sectors Center for Creative Leadership Greensboro, North Carolina
  • “The lessons described in this book have guided my staff to improve our students’ achievement year after year.”

    Mary Ann Sanders, Principal. Orchard School Modesto, California