"Easy to read, practical, full of ideas with instant utility for the practitioner in the field, grounded in reality..."
(David Brom, Principal 2004-10-26)"...the author thoroughly examines her topic, often supporting her text with checklists, assessment tools, and recipe-like how-to instructions. No reader can fail to find this material useful."
(Scott Hollinger, Principal 2004-10-18)"(For)...a new principal with eyes wide open or a seasoned principal that can relive every scenario. If they have been 'in the trenches' they can see the reality written into every page...The seven habits of attitude and action will now be posted on the back of my office door."
(Carla Fry, Principal 2004-10-15)"What a perfect tool for school principals . . . it is one of those books you will refer to again and again. [It] provides practical advice with examples of helpful scripts that can be used immediately, specifics on using assertive interventions with difficult teachers, 60 ways to inspire teachers to produce results, and case studies from experienced principals."
(The School Administrator, December 2005 2005-12-01)
From the Back Cover
This resource offers case studies from principals who have successfully managed dysfunctional and low-performing teachers, scripts for achieving effective communication, and a culture-builder's toolkit with exercises and assessments.