"The personality type framework allows administrators to know their staff in ways that can be applied every day. Twenty years in the principalship have given me some of the same understandings as those found here, but this book allows those lessons to be learned more quickly and with less cost."
—Brian Doty, Principal
Caledonia Middle School, MN
"This book is research-based and grounded in practice and practical application. A wonderful resource for ensuring high-quality learning environments that honor students' learning preferences."
—Mark Bower, Director of Elementary Education and Staff Development
Hilton Central School District, NY
A dynamic model for transforming leadership teams into powerful agents for school change!
How can you help your leadership team collaborate and resolve conflicts in ways that improve student achievement? The authors demonstrate how an understanding of personality types and adults' individual leadership styles can help school leaders and team members understand one another's personal working preferences, work from individual strengths, uncover new areas for development, and distribute leadership responsibilities more effectively. This text provides:
- Descriptions of leadership styles
- Ways to build a team
- Strategies for coping with leadership stress
- A model for problem solving
Differentiated School Leadership is an ideal resource for principals, teacher leaders, superintendents, and those leading or serving on school improvement teams.