1st Edition

Learning Leader, The Reflecting, Modeling, and Sharing

By Jacqueline Jacobs, Kevin O'Gorman Copyright 2012
    128 Pages
    by Eye On Education

    128 Pages
    by Eye On Education

    With this book, principals, principals-in-training, and other school leaders get practical, easy-to-implement strategies for professional growth, strengthening relationships with faculty and staff, and making the necessary changes to improve K-12 learning environments.

    Grounded in specific, real-world examples and personal experiences, The Learning Leader shows educators how to develop both as professional leaders and as learners.

    Contents include...

    • Using data to improve student learning
    • Advice for applying twenty-first century learning
    • Tips for strengthening communication and collaboration
    • Self-reflection activities to hone leadership goals and skills

    1. Learning in the Twenty-First Century: What Is the Literature Telling Us? 2. Building Trust
    3. Change
    4. Assessing the Need for Change
    5. Developing Habits of Thinking
    6. Professional Learning: Development of Self and Others
    7. Personal Best


    Jacqueline E. Jacobs, PhD, has served as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, director of special education, professor of special education, and professor of educational leadership on five continents. She counts among her greatest learning opportunities her interactions with students, teachers, and parents. As President of KMH Educational Consulting, LLC, she currently provides consulting to school districts on principal leadership and special education., Kevin L. O’Gorman, PhD, is currently the Associate Superintendent for Instruction and Accountability for Aiken County Public Schools in Aiken, South Carolina. He has served as a teacher and an administrator in predominately high-poverty schools in South Carolina and has taught graduate courses in educational administration at both the University of South Carolina and Western Carolina University.