District Level Leadership Products

  • The Difference Maker

    How School Boards Can Achieve Results for Their Districts

    By Todd Whitaker, Ryan Donlan

    In this book from bestselling author Todd Whitaker and Ryan Donlan, school board members will learn how to make smart, worthwhile decisions that will lead to positive change in their districts. The Difference Maker addresses the challenges of making realistic choices that will truly benefit the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Future Directions of Educational Change

    Social Justice, Professional Capital, and Systems Change

    Edited by Helen Janc Malone, Santiago Rincón-Gallardo, Kristin Kew

    Future Directions of Educational Change brings together timely discussions on social justice, professional capital, and systems change from some of the leading scholars in the field of education. Engaging in theory and evidence-based debates covering issues such as literacy education, whole system…

    Paperback – 2017-08-18
    Routledge

  • The Educational Leader's Guide for School Scheduling

    Strategies Addressing Grades K–12

    By Elliot Y. Merenbloom, Barbara A. Kalina

    The Educational Leader’s Guide for School Scheduling: Strategies Addressing Grades K–12 is the first publication to address creative scheduling at all levels: K–5 or 6, K–8, middle, and high schools. This essential resource provides strategies for the effective and equitable distribution of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-10
    Routledge

  • The Hero Maker

    How Superintendents Can Get their School Boards to Do the Right Thing

    By Ryan Donlan, Todd Whitaker

    Learn how to turn your school board members into heroes by helping them make smart, worthwhile decisions that they will deserve to brag about. In this much-needed book, Ryan Donlan and Todd Whitaker offer practical strategies to help superintendents develop better working relationships with their…

    Paperback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge

  • Learning from Singapore

    The Power of Paradoxes

    By Pak Tee Ng

    Learning from Singapore tells the inside story of the country’s journey in transforming its education system from a struggling one to one that is hailed internationally as effective and successful. It is a story not of the glory of international test results, but of the hard work and tenacity of a…

    Paperback – 2017-01-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Leading Change Series

  • The New Imperatives of Educational Change

    Achievement with Integrity

    By Dennis Shirley

    The New Imperatives of Educational Change is a clarion call to move beyond the standardized testing and marketplace competition that have become pervasive in school systems to focus instead on creating the conditions that will encourage all students to become critical and independent thinkers.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Leading Change Series

  • College For Every Student

    A Practitioner's Guide to Building College and Career Readiness

    By Rick Dalton, Edward P. St. John

    College For Every Student shares best practices for raising college and career aspirations and increasing educational opportunities for underserved and diverse students in rural and urban districts. Providing guidance for educating your students and organizing communities for expanding educational…

    Paperback – 2016-08-17
    Routledge

  • Distributed Leadership in Schools

    A Practical Guide for Learning and Improvement

    By John A. DeFlaminis, Mustafa Abdul-Jabbar, Eric Yoak

    Building on best practices and lessons learned, Distributed Leadership in Schools shows educators how to design and implement distributed leadership to effectively address challenges in their schools. Grounded in case studies and full of practical tools, this book lays out a framework for building…

    Paperback – 2016-04-13
    Routledge

  • Strategies for Developing and Supporting School Leaders

    Stepping Stones to Great Leadership

    By Karen L. Sanzo

    Strategies for Developing and Supporting School Leaders assists personnel in school districts to deliver appropriate development and support practices for aspiring and current school leaders. This book explores a variety of research-based and best-practice processes that can be implemented in…

    Paperback – 2016-03-07
    Routledge

  • 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—résumés, 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 – 2016-02-16
    Routledge

  • Human Resources Administration

    A School Based Perspective, 4th Edition

    By Richard Smith

    Enhanced and updated, this Fourth Edition of Richard E. Smith's highly successful text examines the growing role of the principal in planning, hiring, staff development, supervision, and other human resource functions. The Fourth Edition includes new sections on ethics, induction, and the role of…

    Hardback – 2008-08-18
    Routledge

  • Using Data to Improve Student Learning in School Districts

    By Victoria Bernhardt

    This book helps you make sense of the data your school district collects, including state student achievement results as well as other qualitative and quantitative data. Easy-to-use templates, tools, and examples are available on the accompanying CD-ROM.…

    Paperback – 2006-06-29
    Routledge

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