Leverage Leadership 2.0: A Practical Guide to Building Exceptional Schools
Rooted in the observation and training of over 20,000 school leaders worldwide, this edition offers a practical, updated, and easier-to-use follow-up to the original, with field-tested techniques and actionable advice. The companion DVD includes 30 videos showcasing effective leadership along with additional material.
From the Back Cover LEVERAGE YOUR LEADERSHIP Exceptional school leaders across the globe are changing the narrative of what is possible in school leadership simply by focusing on how they use their time: what they do and how and when they do it. Fully revised and updated from the first edition, Leverage Leadership 2.0 is grounded in the experience of more than 20,000 school leaders worldwide and offers the most current on-the-ground techniques to transform your leadership. By consistently using seven principles or levers, each minute of each day is leveraged to maximal results: Drive as much teacher development in a year as most schools do in twenty (instructional levers--Chapters 1-4) Build the habits of mind and heart that can shape a strong school culture (cultural levers--Chapters 5-7) With over 30 updated videos of top-tier leaders in action along with fully updated professional development materials, ready-to-use rubrics, and calendars, Leverage Leadership 2.0 brings great schools to you--and allows you to create one yourself. Paul Bambrick-Santoyo has his boots on the ground. This gifted teacher, school leader, and leader of leaders does the work every day in his highly successful Uncommon Schools. Leverage Leadership 2.0 affirms his rare ability to see what works in school leadership. This book is as crucial for superintendents as it is for principals, teacher leaders, and policymakers. A must-read! --Kim Marshall, Consultant, Principal Coach and Author of Rethinking Teacher Supervision and Evaluation In the fight to eradicate the achievement gap, Leverage Leadership 2.0 is the complete arsenal. Culled from thousands of hours of observing extraordinary leaders obtaining exceptional results, this book identifies the seven key levers of school and student success. Don't just read Leverage Leadership 2.0 , implement it--now! The state of our schools demands it. --Elizabeth Topoluk, Director, Friends of Education Leverage Leadership 2.0 is a stand-out among the millions of books principals have cluttering their shelves on leadership and student achievement. Bambrick-Santoyo provides an unequivocal blueprint on implementing effective change that will bolster student achievement in an actionable way. --Nakia Haskins, Principal, Brooklyn Brownstone School