The Hands-On Guide to School Improvement: Transform Culture, Empower Teachers, and Raise Student Achievement (Free Spirit Professional™) (Paperback)

The Hands-On Guide to School Improvement: Transform Culture, Empower Teachers, and Raise Student Achievement (Free Spirit Professional™) By Evelyn M. Randle-Robbins, M.A. Cover Image

The Hands-On Guide to School Improvement: Transform Culture, Empower Teachers, and Raise Student Achievement (Free Spirit Professional™) (Paperback)

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This practical guide helps principals, administrators, and all members of school leadership bring transformational change to struggling and underperforming schools. Based on the wisdom gained during the author’s twenty-plus years of experience as a teacher, assistant principal, and principal in Chicago Public Schools, this book focuses on building a school culture of respect and harmony as a foundation for change. Includes advice on how to recruit effective teachers and initiate difficult conversations with struggling staff; make ongoing professional development a priority at your school; and empower teachers to manage their classrooms effectively and deal with challenging issues. Digital content includes customizable forms from the book.
Evelyn M. Randle-Robbins holds a master’s in school leadership and supervision from Concordia University, as well as a master’s in elementary education from Columbia College. After serving as an educator in the Chicago Public Schools for over thirteen years, Evelyn became assistant principal of Howe School of Excellence, a K–8 school in Chicago, and later became principal at the Curtis School of Excellence, also in Chicago. With her extensive experience at every level of school operations, Evelyn has both the theoretical knowledge and hands-on “know-how” to bring about school transformation and improvement. She lives in Chicago with her family.
Product Details ISBN: 9781631980251
ISBN-10: 1631980254
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
Publication Date: February 22nd, 2016
Pages: 208
Language: English
Series: Free Spirit Professional™
“Randle-Robbins’s smart and practical book is full of the kind of concrete advice that can only come from years of solving problems at every level in schools as teacher and administrator alike. It’s bound to be immensely valuable to educators with high aspirations and real work to do.”—Doug Lemov, author of Teach Like a Champion