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The High School Principal's Calendar
A Month-by-Month Planner for the School Year


June 2000 | 192 pages | Corwin

"This is one of the most useful, plainly written, yet comprehensive, step-by-step plan that I have seen, This is a must-have management book."
Donna Trevathan
Principal, Warren County Middle School
McMinneville, TN

Strategic planning can help you be a truly effective principal. Get off on the right foot in July and set your course for a successful school year with this month-by-month planning tool developed by veteran administrators. Developed for both new and experienced principals, this book lays out everyday challenges and administrative necessities to help you plan strategically for the academic year.

The High School Principal's Calendar provides a month-to-month guide to make the school year run smoothly from opening to closing. Chapters cover key tasks for each month beginning in July:

  • Overview of tasks
  • Communications-letters, memos, correspondence, media relations
  • Planning-workshops, orientations, field trips, fundraising activities
  • Personnel-assignments, schedules, rosters, tenure recommendations
  • Checklists to monitor progress with an assortment of tasks

A handy checklist for each month offers flexibility for modifications and the monthly calendar helps busy administrator avoid reinventing the wheel each year. The High School Principal's Calendar is essential for every principal faced with juggling the varied tasks of school administration.


 
Preface
Acknowledgments

 
 
About the Authors
 
1. July
 
2. August
 
3. September
 
4. October
 
5. November
 
6. December
 
7. January
 
8. February
 
9. March
 
10. April
 
11. May
 
12. June
 
Resource A: Teachers' Manual Revisions Memo
 
Resource B: Teachers' Manual Index
 
Resource C: Meetings Calendar Memo
 
Resource D: Fundraising Calendar Memo
 
Resource E: Building Security Memo
 
Resource F: Orientation Agenda
 
Resource G: Weekly Memo
 
Resource H: National Honor Society Selection Process
 
Resource I: Homecoming Parade Memo
 
Resource J: Use of Building Memo
 
Resource K: How to Help Memo
 
Resource L: Cap and Gown Letter
 
Resource M: Emergency Drills Memo
 
Resource N: Class Elections Memos
 
Resource O: Locker Cleanup Memos
 
Resource P: End-of-Year Checkout List

"This book is one of the most useful, plainly written, yet comprehensive, step-by-step plans that I have seen. This is a must-have management book." 

Donna Trevathan
Principal, Warren County Middle School, McMinnville, TN

"I was tremendously impressed by the quality of what can serve as a very effective tools for new principals. The organization of the planners is well conceived, and the insights into the role of the principal—in today's schools—will be invaluable."

Sheldon Karnilow, Superintendent
Half Hollow Hills Central School District, Dix Hills, NY

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