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  • Becoming a Social Justice Leader

    Using Head, Heart, and Hands to Dismantle Oppression

    By Phil Hunsberger, Billie Mayo, Anthony Neal

    This important book helps school leaders let go of a "comfortable" mindset and enter a world of courageous conversations that examine and challenge the impact of racism and other forms of oppression on disciplinary patterns, instructional practices, and school policies. Authors Hunsberger, Mayo,…

    Paperback – 2016-03-07 

  • Hiring the Best Staff for Your School

    How to Use Narrative to Improve Your Recruiting Process

    By Rick Jetter

    Hiring the Best Staff for Your School moves beyond typical hiring tools—resumes, applications, transcripts, portfolios, and artifacts—and adds effective strategies to the educational leader’s recruiting and hiring toolbox. Jetter hones in on the most crucial but often neglected element of talent…

    Paperback – 2016-02-26 

  • Mentoring is a Verb

    Strategies for Improving College and Career Readiness

    By Russ Olwell

    This accessible guide offers school leaders a wealth of strategies to foster a culture where educators engage with young people to encourage college readiness and career success. Based in research and best practices, Mentoring is a Verb explains how to build effective mentoring programs as well as…

    Paperback – 2016-02-04 

  • High Performance Learning

    How to become a world class school

    By Deborah Eyre

    Schools that want to be world class are now paying attention to the findings from neuroscience and psychology that tell us we can build better brains. They are changing their mindset, expecting success for far more students and no longer being constrained by ideas of genetic potential. High…

    Paperback – 2016-01-26 

  • Leading Beautifully

    Educational Leadership as Connoisseurship

    By Fenwick W. English, Lisa Catherine Ehrich

    Leading Beautifully provides a new dimension to understanding effective leadership. Drawing from lessons in the arts and the humanities, English and Ehrich explore how educational decision-making in schools can be informed by identity, personal competence, and an understanding of the field’s…

    Paperback – 2016-01-22 

  • Ethical Leadership and Decision Making in Education

    Applying Theoretical Perspectives to Complex Dilemmas, 4th Edition

    By Joan Poliner Shapiro, Jacqueline A. Stefkovich

    The fourth edition of the best-selling text, Ethical Leadership and Decision Making in Education, continues to address the increasing interest in ethics and assists educational leaders with the complex dilemmas in today’s challenging and diverse society. Through discussion and analysis of real-life…

    Paperback – 2016-01-20 

  • Visible Learning into Action

    International Case Studies of Impact

    By John Hattie, Deb Masters, Kate Birch

    Recently at the Visible Learning Conference, Professor John Hattie stood up in his opening address and said, "I’m looking at you all and thinking ‘What if I got this wrong?’" I feel the same way when educators ask to visit and I always end up in the same place – that Keilor Views is a living,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-22

  • Improving School Governance

    How better governors make better schools, 2nd Edition

    By Nigel Gann

    About the first edition: "School governors will find this a sound and practical guide to the nature of their responsibilities and the process of managing their workload. It is well researched, based on vast experience, illustrated from the best practice, free from jargon – and always interesting."…

    Paperback – 2015-10-15

  • Case Studies on Safety, Bullying, and Social Media in Schools

    Current Issues in Educational Leadership

    By Laura Trujillo-Jenks, Kenneth Jenks

    Case Studies on Safety, Bullying, and Social Media in Schools addresses the most topical issues facing school leaders today—including bullying, harassment, inappropriate use of social media, drug use, and school safety. This case book helps aspiring educational leaders prepare and respond to even…

    Paperback – 2015-10-06

  • Evaluating Literacy Instruction

    Principles and Promising Practices

    Edited by Rachael E. Gabriel, Richard L. Allington

    This must-read book for all literacy educators illuminates the intersection of research on literacy instruction and teacher evaluation. Since 2009, 46 states have changed or revised policies related to evaluating teachers and school leaders. In order for these new policies to be used to support and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-27

  • Democratic Ethical Educational Leadership

    Reclaiming School Reform

    By Steven Jay Gross, Joan Poliner Shapiro

    A democratic, ethical leader integrates democracy, social justice, and school reform through dialogue and is guided by a sense of responsibility to students, families, and the community. Democratic Ethical Educational Leadership presents a cohesive framework for aspiring and practicing leaders to…

    Paperback – 2015-08-18

  • Education, Leadership and Islam

    Theories, discourses and practices from an Islamic perspective

    By Saeeda Shah

    Educational institutions are undergoing complex and sensitive changes in the context of immigration, international mobility, globalisation, and shifting economic scenarios, making highly challenging demands on educational leaders. Leadership is increasingly being perceived and theorised as pivotal…

    Hardback – 2015-07-06
    Routledge Research in Education

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