"Rooted in improving student achievement, the book shows how strategy for developing people overlays with strategy for developing rigorous college ready curricula."
—Teachers College Record
"This important new book clearly and comprehensively addresses the new work in school reform that is changing the face of human resources in school systems."
-- From the Foreword by Carl A. Cohn, Professor and Co-Director, Urban Leadership Program, Claremont Graduate University
"All the reorganization and restructuring in the world cannot compensate for poorly selected and developed personnel. Allan R. Odden provides future education leaders a comprehensive foundation for ensuring that school systems recruit, select, retain, and develop educators capable of meeting the challenges of high-stakes schooling."
-- Daniel L. Duke, Professor of Educational Leadership, University of Virginia
Allan R. Odden is Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis at University of Wisconsin-Madison, Director of Strategic Management of Human Capital, and Co-Director of the Consortium for Policy Research in Education in the Wisconsin Center for Education Research.