The resources listed below will assist educational leaders to “frame” a discussion on school improvement and create an urgency of climate to improve.

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Recommended Reading

The 3 Keys to Empowerment – Kenneth H. BlanchardJohn P. CarlosW. Alan Randolph

Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done – Larry BossidyRam Charan, Charles Burck

Good to Great – James Charles Collins

Charting Your Course: Lessons Learned During the Journey Toward Performance Excellence –
John G. Conyers, Robert Ewy

The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness to Greatness – Stephen R. Covey

The One Page Business Plan – Jim Horan

Correlates of Effective Schools: First and Second Generation –  Lawrence W. Lezotte, Jo-Ann Cipriano Pepperl

The Effective Schools Process: A Proven Path to Learning for All – Lawrence W. Lezotte, Jo-Ann Cipriano Pepperl

The New Gold Standard: 5 Leadership Principles for Creating a Legendary Customer Experience – Joseph Michelli

In Search of Excellence – Thomas J. PetersRobert H. Waterman, Jr.

Results: the key to continuous school improvement – Michael J. Schmoker

The Results Fieldbook: Practical Strategies from Dramatically Improved Schools – Michael J. Schmoker

I Got Schooled – M. Night Shyamalan

Recommended Websites

Effective Schools

Brookings Institute

American Society for Quality

American Association of School Administrators

Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development

Baldridge Performance Excellence

National School Boards Association

Dr. Steve Constantino

The One Page Business Plan

The Danielson Group