Beginning the Principalship (4th ed.)

A Practical Guide for New School Leaders

by John C. Daresh, Linda Alexander

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  • 9781483380117
  • 9781506337371
  • 9781506337388

Principals are today’s newest superheroes, and every superhero needs a mentor. Daresh and Alexander offer encouragement in a practical hands-on guide to help principals navigate the challenges of leadership. Discover how to:

  • Drive student learning as the primary mission of the school
  • Deal with others’ expectations of you as principal
  • Master the technical skills needed to run an efficient school
  • Create and clarify a personal professional growth plan
  • Work effectively with the greater community and parents
  • Celebrate instructional and non-instructional staff in a positive school culture

Don’t just survive. Read this guide and thrive!


  • SAGE Publications; October 2015
  • ISBN: 9781506337371
  • Edition: 4
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure ePub format
  • Title: Beginning the Principalship
  • Author: John C. Daresh; Linda Alexander
  • Imprint: Corwin
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9781483380117
  • 9781506337371
  • 9781506337388