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Principal Professional Development

Principal Professional Development
Leading Learning in the Digital Age

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February 2015 | 72 pages | Corwin

Build transformational leadership using social media!

Close the gap of knowledge and experience between educators and learn how you really can find the time to connect with other leaders using social media. This highly instructive and conversational guide makes it easy. Filled with real-world experiences from leaders all over the country, you’ll build balanced and effective leadership skills, grow a network of support, and model your vision for a thriving community of learners.  Includes a handy start-up guide to help busy principals:

  • Connect virtually with K-12 leaders
  • Model continuous learning
  • Find solutions using Twitter, Google Hangouts, and more

The Corwin Connected Educators series is your key to unlocking the greatest resource available to all educators: other educators. Being a Connected Educator is more than a set of actions: it’s a belief in the potential of technology to fuel lifelong learning. To explore the other books in this series, visit the Corwin Connected Educators website.

Check out the Connected Educator Series matrix to find out which book is right for you.   

“With this book, Sinanis and Sanfelippo have written a well-researched, yet accessible guide to the how and why school administrators should embrace social media. This book will help school administrators who are still debating whether or not to be online jump into the waters.”
—Chris Lehmann, Founding Principal
Science Leadership Academy, Philadelphia, PA

Preface by Peter DeWitt
1. Expectations for Today's Principals
2. The Importance of Professional and Personal Development
3. The Power of Social Media
4. Beyond Day to Day
5. The Impact of Sharing
6. Addressing the Gap
7. Getting the Most Out of Social Media Tools
Key features
  • This book will help leaders develop a network to support them
  • The authors show how connectedness can help school leaders find solutions
  • The authors will discuss how leaders in rural, low SES communities can open up opportunities for their schools

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Chapter 1

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