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The Learning School
A Guide to Vision-Based Leadership


August 1997 | 216 pages | Corwin
Learn how you can translate what you believe about student learning into useful practice. Your vision-based leadership can help * Build a shared commitment for your school's future * Energize staff and students to work toward real school improvements * Translate your best hopes for your school into reality The authors show you how to use your "vision statement" to create a workable procedure for attaining your goals for your school. Start by creating a positive, encouraging learning environment for your students and your teachers. Provide them with a clear direction for ongoing improvement. Learn how you can bring together the skills and resources from your teachers, parents, and community members to bring about meaningful improvement for your school. Any school leader can use the guidelines here to implement the kind of vision-based leadership that will help them create dramatic gains in their school's learning and teaching--education's bottom line. Take your vision-based goals for your school and turn them into the reality of educational excellence for your students.

 
PART ONE: VISION-BASED LEADERSHIP: BEGINNING THE PROCESS
 
Leading with Vision
Why It's So Important

 
 
Exploring Deep Beliefs About Knowledge
The First Step

 
 
Exploring Deep Beliefs About Learning and Teaching
The Second Step

 
 
Understanding Moral Leadership in a Learning Organization
The Third Step

 
 
PART TWO: HOW TO IMPLEMENT VISION-BASED LEADERSHIP
 
Translating Deep Beliefs Into Practice
An Integrated Model

 
 
Achieving Shared Governance of the Learning Community
The Cornerstone of the Learning School

 
 
When Vision Leads
Real-Life Examples

 
 
How to Develop a Vision for Your School or District
 
From the Learning School to the Learning Community

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