The author of The Six Secrets of Change describes how and why the principal’s role must change to maximize student achievement
Principals are often called the second most crucial in-school influencers (after teachers) of student learning. But what should the principal do in order to maximize student achievement? One of the best-known leadership authors in education, Fullan explains why the answer lies neither in micro-managing instruction nor in autonomous entrepreneurialism in The Principal. He shows systematically how the principal’s role should change, demonstrating how it can be done in short order, at scale.
• Reveals the three key roles that administrators must play in today’s schools
• Explains how to choose the right versus wrong drivers of school success
• Filled with “action items” to help implement Fullan’s program effectively
• Includes strategies that have been successfully field-tested in schools across the United States and Canada
Published jointly in 2014 by Jossey-Bass and Ontario Principals’ Council