It is only through effective leadership actions that principals can become outstanding leaders. By building relationships that value all stakeholders-including teachers, students, parents, and community members-your actions will lead to a thriving school. This book provides you with the tools for emphasizing shared purpose, caring, integrity, and honesty so you can Build Relationships with Actions that Value Others. In this updated edition, you'll find out how to: * Establish trusting relationship based on mutual support, respect, and empowerment. * Demonstrate cultural responsiveness by embracing diversity and integrating multicultural awareness throughout the curriculum. * Employ creative concern-solving strategies and address conflicts with students, parents, and staff. * Develop a learning culture to nurture student and teacher achievement. Each chapter concludes with a set of review questions to help you to reflect, evaluate, and improve upon your leadership skills. Filled with suggestions for actions that you can apply today, this book shows you how to become a BRAVO Principal!
Sandra Harris is Doctoral Dissertation Coordinator for the Center for Doctoral Studies in Global Educational Leadership and Professor of Educational Leadership at Lamar University.