Transforming American Education Through Heart and Soul
"My shelves are overflowing with books about leadership and education. This one I will keep close by. Any time I begin to doubt the difference schools and leaders can make, I will pick it up, turn to a story and remind myself of why I became an educator."
-From the Foreword by Terrence E. Deal
A collection of influential and insightful articles on educational leadership!
In this resource, retiring executive director of the American Association of School Administrators, former superintendent, and best-selling author Paul D. Houston examines the growing complexity of the educational process and the challenge of transforming learning into an engaging, meaningful-and even joyful-experience. Houston offers an enlightening perspective on global competition, the widening gulf between those who have and those who don't, the explosion of information, and a landscape of competing expectations. This provocative book on the "soul work" of education covers:
Building Blocks of Leadership
Transforming Public Education: Challenges and Solutions