1st Edition

7 Strategies for Improving Your School

    192 Pages 3 B/W Illustrations
    by Eye On Education

    192 Pages 3 B/W Illustrations
    by Eye On Education

    192 Pages 3 B/W Illustrations
    by Eye On Education

    This book provides the busiest leaders with an accessible set of tools that can immediately be deployed to positively impact their school. Authors Ronald Williamson and Barbara R. Blackburn explore the COMPASS model—Culture; Ownership and Shared Vision; Managing Data; Professional Development; Advocacy; Shared Accountability; and Structures to Sustain Success—as an overall framework for school improvement. Chapters include in-depth discussions of easy-to-implement, useful strategies for improvement and address the most common concerns facing today’s school leaders. Supplemented with templates, charts, and other adaptable tools for ongoing, practical use, 7 Strategies for Improving Your School is your key guide to school improvement.

    Meet the Authors




    Chapter 1 Overview and Introduction of the COMPASS Model for School Improvement

    Chapter 2 A Positive and Supportive Culture

    Chapter 3 Ownership and Shared Vision

    Chapter 4 Managing Data

    Chapter 5 Professional Development

    Chapter 6 Advocacy

    Chapter 7 Shared Accountability

    Chapter 8 Structures to Support School Improvement

    Chapter 9 Improving Your School: Making It Happen

    Chapter 10 Common Concerns



    Ronald Williamson is Professor of Educational Leadership at Eastern Michigan University, USA. He is a former principal, central office administrator, and Executive Director of the National Middle School Association (now AMLE).

    Barbara R. Blackburn, a "Top 30 Global Guru in Education," is a bestselling author and sought-after consultant. She was an award-winning professor at Winthrop University and has taught students of all ages. In addition to speaking at conferences worldwide, she also regularly presents workshops for teachers and administrators.