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Margaret Searle & Marilyn Swartz
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Packed with strategies, tips, and activities you can quickly put into practice, this book shows how to build productive teams and intentionally create an environment of professional engagement in your school.
Authors Margaret Searle and Marilyn Swartz organize the work into four key steps:
With the guidance in this book, you’ll soon see the benefits that come from highly effective teams of teachers who powerfully focus on student results.
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MARILYN SWARTZ has experience teaching at multiple grade levels in both special education and general education. She served as a curriculum director for many years and as a consultant for a Special Education Regional Resource Center. She has provided professional learning opportunities for educators both nationally and internationally. Marilyn is involved in school improvement work with the Ohio State Support Team. In her current role as an educational consultant, she trains mentors for the entry year program for the Ohio State Department of Education, is an adjunct professor for Ashland University, and serves as a lead trainer for Searle Enterprises, Inc.
MARGARET SEARLE is the founder of Searle Enterprises, a consultant group working in the areas of collaboration, problem-solving, and innovative teaching techniques. She presents nationally and works with individual school districts to develop and implement continuous improvement plans. Margaret has been a teacher, Title I director, middle school principal, elementary principal, K–12 supervisor, and adjunct professor for Ashland University. She served as president of the Ohio Association of Elementary School Administrators and was as an education advisor to President George H. W. Bush.
professional learning communities | professional development | teacher education | school improvement | teacher motivation
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