How Is It Different? Why Is It Important?
"A powerful template for crafting responsible and humane
"Reading this book will make educators feel they have come home to
familiar land and can still build anew from there."
--Michael Huberman, professor, Graduate School of Education,
"Sergiovanni's alternative vision of schools as caring, intimate
places built on mutual respect, civic responsibility, and shared
purposes gets to the heart of excellence in education."
--Ernest L. Boyer, president, The Carnegie Foundation for the
Advancement of Teaching
Best-selling author and education guru Thomas J. Sergiovanni
debunks the popular notion that corporate leadership strategies can
be applied to schools. He presents a leadership model based on the
specific mission, goals, and rhythms of schools everywhere. This
unique framework invites caring and thoughtful educators to build
educational communities that are more democratic and responsive to
human nature and student development. Filled with practical ideas
and real-life examples from a variety of schools, Leadership for
the Schoolhouse offers a compelling picture of schooling and
leadership at their best.