Are You a Treasure Seeker?Pirates are on a constant quest for riches, but PIRATE Leaders seek even greater rewards: amazing schools, engaged students, and empowered educators who kw they are making a difference.In Lead Like a PIRATE, education leaders Shelley Burgess and Beth Houf map out the character traits necessary to captain a school or district. You'll learn where to find the treasure that's already in your classrooms and schools--and how to bring out the very best in your educators. What does it take to be a PIRATE Leader? Passion--both professional and personalA willingness to Immerse yourself in your workGood Rapport with your staff, students and communityThe courage to Ask questions and Analyze what is and isn't workingThe determination to seek positive TransformationAnd the kind of Enthusiasm that gets others excited about educationThe ultimate goal for any education leader is to create schools and districts where students and staff are kcking down the doors to get in rather than out. This book will equip and encourage you to be relentless in your quest to make school amazing for your students, staff, parents, and communities. Are you ready to set sail?