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The Principal’s Survival Guide

Where Do I Start? How Do I Succeed? When Do I Sleep?


This hands-on school leadership guide for new and veteran principals and administrators offers practical advice for leading a school successfully. Want honest student input? Try texting. Got a group of angry parents? Arrange one-on-one meetings—you’ll avoid a mob scene and give each family the attention it deserves. Trying to make a teacher feel appreciated? Shoot a quick email after stopping by his classroom and describe something cool you saw him do. It takes ten seconds but has a big impact.

These tips and hundreds more are the collective wisdom of three experienced principals who know how to connect with kids, staff, families, and stakeholders, and help students succeed.


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ISBN: 978-1-57542-491-0
Audience: Principals and administrators, grades K–12
Trim Size: 7.25" x 9.25"
Page Count: 208

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