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Educational Leadership

Resources for school administrators that are related to educational leadership

Featured Books from Your ATA Library

The Leadership Challenge

The most trusted source of leadership wisdom, updated to address today's realities The Leadership Challenge ;is the gold-standard manual for effective leadership, grounded in research and written by the premier authorities in the field.

The Deliberate and Courageous Principal

The author identifies five essential actions as well as five essential skills all leaders must adopt to run successful and healthy schools. By reading this book, K-12 principals will discover clear steps for how to strengthen their leadership and promote learning for all

Virtual PLCs at Work®

Professional learning communities (PLCs) provide the best possible environment for student learning and growth, but the need for virtual and hybrid classrooms has made it challenging for PLCs to thrive. With their book Virtual PLCs at Work: A Guide to Effectively Implementing Online and Hybrid Teaching and Learning, authors Paul C. Farmer and Dennis King provide a thorough guide for implementing the PLC process in virtual and hybrid classrooms.

The Power of Giving Away Power

Barzun brilliantly layers lessons across history and industries with his own experiences as an internet entrepreneur, political organizer, and US ambassador to the United Kingdom and Sweden. The Power of Giving Away Power shows how the Constellation mindset shines in some of the most impactful organizations and innovations the world has ever known. And it encourages us all to recognize, as Barzun writes, "the power we can create by seeing the power in others" ? and making the leap to lead.

Powerful Guiding Coalitions

This book serves as a resource for schools beginning their journey to becoming a PLC, schools already on the path, and schools looking to get back on track. It is a guide for principals and other school leaders, as well as a resource for members of a guiding coalition.

Spirit Work and the Science of Collaboration

Built on eight school district cases of success spirit work inspires leaders and community members to join to create a positive powerful culture.

In Teachers We Trust

In Teachers We Trust presents a compelling vision, offering practical ideas for educators and school leaders wishing to develop teacher-powered education systems. It reveals why teachers in Finland hold high status, and shows what the country's trust- based school system looks like in action.

The Instructional Leader's Guide to Implementing K-8 Science Practices

This resource helps instructional leaders engage teachers in the supervision process to effectively implement science practices at the elementary and middle school levels

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