Courage, Passion, and Vision: A Guide to Leading Systemic School Improvement (Scarecroweducation Book)
- Publish Date: 2002-12-24
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Francis M. Duffy
This book describes the significant challenges of leading whole-system improvement in school districts while offering practical, theoretical, and philosophical perspectives. Three real-life superintendents and two education leaders share their views on the courage, passion, and vision needed to lead district-wide change through essays that supplement the perspectives. Readers will benefit from this publication by learning what it takes to be an effective change-leader and by discovering an innovative methodology and a set of tools for producing and sustaining systemic school improvement. Written for aspiring and practicing superintendents, school board members, and policymakers who have an interest in whole-district improvement and what it takes to create and sustain it.