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Steve Gruenert and Todd Whitaker
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Your school is a lot more than a center of student learning—it also represents a self-contained culture, with traditions and expectations that reflect its unique mission and demographics.
In this groundbreaking book, education experts Steve Gruenert and Todd Whitaker offer tools, strategies, and advice for defining, assessing, and ultimately transforming your school's culture into one that is positive, forward-looking, and actively working to enrich students’ lives.
Drawing from decades of research on organizational cultures and school leadership, the authors provide everything you need to optimize both the culture and climate of your school, including
Though often invisible to the naked eye, a school's culture influences everything that takes place under its roof.
Whether your school is urban or rural, prosperous or struggling, School Culture Rewired is the ultimate guide to making sure that the culture in your school is guided first and foremost by what's best for your students.
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Learn the nine key actions you can take to shape a new school culture in this infographic.
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STEVE GRUENERT is the department chair of the Educational Leadership department at Indiana State University. He helped design the Indiana Principal Leadership Institute, has coordinated the Principal Preparation Program at Indiana State, and has been a principal at both the high school and middle schools levels. His research passion is school culture and climate, and he continues to engage with leaders at the national and international levels, helping them to think about the role of culture in school improvement. Read more
TODD WHITAKER has been fortunate to blend his passion with his profession. He is a leading presenter in the field of education and a professor of educational leadership at Indiana State University. He has previously served as both a teacher and a principal and is the author of more 30 books, including What Great Teachers Do Differently, The 10-Minute In-Service, and Shifting the Monkey. Read more
school climate | school improvement | leadership | supervision | educational management
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