Now more than ever, school principals are on society's front line. Every day, they deal with the needs of special learners, exceptional academic minds, and students affected by problems at home. At the same time, they must monitor the security of the campus and implement new safety initiatives as needs arise. To gracefully manage such diverse challenges, principals need resources that allow them to access decades of experience at point in their careers. Vintage Knowledge for Modern Principals offers tools and inspiration for authoritative solutions and unique resolutions. With a concise approach to creative solutions, the action items in this book lead to effective results. Common challenges are addressed with inexpensive and accessible ideas grouped into three key areas. "Wisdom for your School" considers the school's operations, infrastructure, and property. "Wisdom for your People" utilizes opportunities that arise while managing teachers, students, parents, and staff. "Wisdom for You" enhances leadership, self-awareness, and relationship-building skills. Vintage Knowledge for Modern Principals maximizes results for today's schools, teachers, students, and principals.
Barbara D. Culp EdD, has dedicated forty-three years of her life to education as a teacher, principal, and clinical supervisor. Through her tutorial service, she offers workshops and training programs on classroom management and differentiated instruction as well as online coaching sessions for parents.
Chapter 1: Wisdom for Your School
Chapter 2: Wisdom for Your People
Chapter 3: Wisdom for You
About the Author
This book is a well-written piece of art. Dr. Culp captivated her audience by sharing her knowledge and experiences in ways that would interest and benefit the novice principal and the seasoned leaders. The readers of this book recognize the insightful wisdom that Dr. Culp uses to support passionate leaders who aim to provide the competitive edge deemed necessary in a global society.
This informative book is highly recommended for both new and veteran principals as they navigate the ever-expanding complexities of educational systems. A must-have reference book for all educational leaders!
This well-written remarkable book is full of the vintage knowledge needed to posture today’s school principals for the success required to lead their schools to a place of excellence! I wish it had been available when I was a practicing school administrator.