With 35 years of successful turnaround leadership, author Lillie G. Jessie provides a goldmine of life-changing tips that impact teachers, students, and parents. Some of the principles this quick reference guide highlights include:
- Building trust and modeling a culture of high expectations
- Using research-based strategies and reality-based practices
- Planting the seeds of high academic achievement early on
- Focusing on learning more than teaching and on results more than plans
- Celebrating small wins and maintaining a fun school climate
Something magical happens when both teachers and students believe they can achieve at high levels—they do. This guide helps principals become true change agents.