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How to Help Your School Thrive Without Breaking the Bank
John G. Gabriel and Paul C. Farmer
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About This Book
How to Help Your School Thrive Without Breaking the Bank will help you improve your school without investing in externally developed, expensive, and time-consuming reform programs or initiatives. It's packed with replicable strategies and practical tools that educators in any school can incorporate to transform the culture and improve student achievement and professional practice. You'll learn how to
For most schools, times are tough and money is tight--but school leaders must still focus on how to steadily improve student achievement. Academic performance will improve in the long term only if your school has a healthy culture marked by integrity, a strong work ethic, collaboration, and reflective risk taking. Strengthening those foundational elements will help you sustain positive change in your school, even in difficult economic times.
The good news is that you already have the resources you need to help your school thrive. This book will help you to maximize them.
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About the Authors
JOHN G. GABRIEL is the author of the ASCD bestseller How to Thrive as a Teacher Leader (2005) and the article "What It Takes to Make a Teacher Leader" (EQ; 2005). He is currently an assistant principal at Park View High School in Loudoun County, Virginia. He worked in three other public school systems as an English teacher and then as a department chair before entering administration. He received his bachelor's degree from Mary Washington College, graduating with honors in English and Education.
PAUL C. FARMER started in public education in 1982. During his career, he has worked in public schools in Montgomery County, Maryland, and Fairfax County, Virginia. He is a seasoned school administrator who has successfully implemented affordable school reform strategies. He has held the positions of teacher, support team leader, department chair, teacher specialist, assistant principal, principal, and project director of instructional technology integration in the superintendent's office of Fairfax County Public Schools.
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