Win Your First Year in Teacher Leadership
A Toolkit for Team Leaders and Department Chairs
Feel empowered during your first year as a team or department leader by applying the concise tips and tools in this book.
Author Stephen Katzel shows you how to create an effective system to integrate into a new leadership team, create meaningful professional development, facilitate parent conferences, coach teachers, interview for your next role, handle difficult situations, and more!
Perfect for beginning leaders, the book’s examples, anecdotes, and practical tools are quick and easy to implement and will help you get off to a strong start on your leadership journey, where you can broaden your impact beyond the classroom and help others succeed.
Table of Contents
1. Setting Up a Winning System 2. Integrating into a Leadership Team and School 3. Creating Meaningful Professional Development 4. Facilitating Parent Conferences and Mentoring Programs 5. Coaching Teachers 6. Interviewing For Your Next Role 7. Case Studies on Handling Difficult Situations
Stephen Katzel lives in Rockville, Maryland, located right outside of Washington D.C. He currently is an administrator but has served as a team leader, department chair, and middle school social studies teacher. He is also author of Win Your First Year of Teaching Middle School: Strategies and Tools for Success.