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Sustaining Change in Schools: How to Overcome Differences and Focus on Quality
Daniel P. Johnson
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About This Book
Do you believe that students learn more from what we as adults do than from what we say? Do you struggle to align day-to-day educational practices with your community’s stated goals for learning? Strong public schools depend on strong partnerships between schools and communities. Unfortunately, personality clashes and conflicting perspectives among leaders too often render such partnerships elusive.
In Sustaining Change in Schools: How to Overcome Differences and Focus on Quality, author Daniel P. Johnson outlines a proven framework for ensuring that educators and stakeholders collaborate efficiently, both at the school and district levels. The framework, which has evolved over a 25-year period across four school districts and three states, offers school leaders a way to create and sustain decision-making processes by working through differences and following these five steps:
Both practical and engaging, this book is just as useful to the classroom teacher as it is to the school board member. Filled with real-life examples of the framework in action and step-by-step procedures for its implementation, this is the definitive guide to sustaining positive change in schools.
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About the Author
DANIEL P. JOHNSON is Superintendent of the Thompson School District in Loveland, Colorado. A 35-year veteran of education, he has written and conducted numerous workshops about the use of temperament as a leadership tool in large organizations.
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