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Creating Dynamic Schools Through Mentoring, Coaching, and Collaboration
Judy F. Carr, Nancy Herman, and Douglas E. Harris
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How can you create a school environment where everyone—staff and students alike—will become an active, engaged learner? How can you develop a collegial school culture that will improve morale, expand professional opportunities, and raise student achievement? How can you make a difference in your school?
Judy F. Carr, Nancy Herman, and Douglas E. Harris show how to transform your school into a dynamic learning community. Drawing on decades of experience and success, these former educators and trusted consultants provide expert guidance on
Whether you are a teacher leader, district supervisor, or principal, these valuable and practical strategies will help you build and sustain collaborative relationships in your school—and embark on a shared journey toward mutual support, continuous learning, and higher achievement.
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JUDY F. CARR is associate professor in the Educational Leadership Department at the University of South Florida, Sarasota/Manatee. She is co-editor of Integrated Studies in the Middle Grades: Dancing Through Walls (Teachers College Press, 1993) and co-editor of Living and Learning in the Middle Grades: The Dance Continues: A Festschrift for Chris Stevenson (National Middle School Association, 2001).
NANCY HERMAN has recently retired from her work as an independent consultant specializing in mentor training, literacy development, and middle grades education. She is a certified yoga instructor and massage therapist who conducts classes and retreats for educators and others at So Just Relax in Shelburne, Vermont.
DOUGLAS E. HARRIS is executive director of the Vermont Institutes, an organization dedicated to supporting collaborative reform efforts at all levels of education—classroom, local, and state. He has been a teacher, assistant superintendent, and superintendent of schools.
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