In this excellent resource, Tom Burton shares his experiences and knowledge gained from leading an exemplary middle school. His insights into the art of leading to achieve are profound and memorable. He challenges us to see beyond the data to the developmental needs of young adolescents and gives us practical strategies for infusing our schools with character and caring.
This resource will help school leaders
- Decide their purpose
- Craft a vision for change
- Leverage power for change
- Lead by motivating
- Put relationships first
- Focus on the whole child and every child
These focused treatments of timely topics include suggestions for taking action, making them invaluable resources for administrators, team leaders, curriculum developers, and others involved in middle grades reform.