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The First Year as Principal

Real World Stories from America"s Principals

by Jr., Ronald D. Thorpe

  • 13 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Heinemann .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7507826M
ISBN 100435081276
ISBN 109780435081270
OCLC/WorldCa32665662

  “I don’t know if they are read to or not at home,” said Belinda George, 42, a first-year principal at Homer Drive Elementary in Beaumont, in Southeast Texas. Yearbook Message from Principal Albert: The first step is to establish the Ben Gamla High School as a place of academic excellence. The environment of this school will be a place where students come to learn, grow, and create. Next year our school will flourish with inspiring clubs, sports teams, community service opportunities and.

"On the first day of orientation, my district gives every new teacher a copy of Harry Wong's book The First Days of School," said Mary Ellen Imbo, principal at Westwood Elementary School in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. "This book has outstanding suggestions for establishing procedures.   The overall premise of the book focuses on the ever changing role of the school principal that presently micromanaging classrooms and teachers is an ineffective use of time which is at a premium. The book identifies ideas ideas that spark the readers attention only to find out it will be covered later in the book.4/5(32).

  Our Principal’s End of Year Message. 22 June Dear Parents, As our academic year draws to a close we have much to celebrate and many happy memories. Firstly, I would like to acknowledge the outstanding leadership of Mr. Andy Puttock over the past four years. As you may know he is not leaving the Nord Anglia family of schools but taking.   Derek McCoy, principal at West Rowan Middle School in Salisbury, NC: "Build deeper and better relationships. Jimmy Casas, who wrote a book with Jeff Zoul and Todd Whitaker, has a saying that the three most important things a person can do is build relationships, build relationships, and build relationships.


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The First Year as Principal by Jr., Ronald D. Thorpe Download PDF EPUB FB2

Peter A. Hall, first-year principal of Anderson Elementary School in Reno, Nevada, is currently the youngest of the 92 building principals in the Washoe County School on School, which had failed to make Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) in each of the three years prior to Mr.

Hall's appointment, achieved the academic requirements to meet AYP during his first year 3/5(3). Less than two years after starting as a journalist, she published her first novel, The Catalyst (), and has since written A Woman s Touch (), X (), a collaboration with friend and horror writer Richard Dean, and Your First Year as a Principal: Everything You Need to Know That They Don t Teach You in School (Atlantic Publishing )/5(7).

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Peter A. Hall, first-year principal of Anderson Elementary School in The First Year as Principal book, Nevada, is currently the youngest of the 92 building principals in the Washoe County School on School, which had failed to make Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) in each of the three years prior to Mr.

Hall's appointment, achieved the academic requirements to meet AYP during his first year. Chapter 4. Supporting a Principal's First Years on the Job.

At times it's like I'm maneuvering in a minefield. Things blow up and I crawl out of the hole. —First-year principal, New Administrator Program. The Story of the Little Red Hen One balmy September afternoon, the Little Red Hen sat down to read her e-mail messages.

Keeping folks laughing can mean the difference between a good school year and a great one. Ready for Year Two. My first year has flown by. It was wonderful. Last July when I wrote about becoming a principal in the school where I was a teacher/librarian. I said, “I am a principal. Even though it still doesn’t sound right, it’s true.

This was a well written book with many relevant stories that will help every principal be great. Such good examples of what great principals do differently. A must read for any principal before they start and once they have begun by: Principal Comment: "We have purchased The First Days of School for our professional library and have made it recommended reading for all new teachers.

We are considering purchasing it for all first- year teachers in future years. It has countless valuable messages, particularly in the area of classroom management." John J. Grady, principal. This item: The First Year as Principal: Real World Stories from America's Principals by Ronald Thorpe Paperback $ Only 9 left in stock - order soon.

Ships from and sold by Rush Books & More. The Principal Critical Leadership Questions for Inspiring Schoolwide Excellence by Baruti K. Kafele Paperback $Cited by: 4. “The authors of Your First Year have done an amazing job with this book.

The book presents strategies and ideas in an easy-to-use format. This book is an amazing tool for ANY teacher needing help with classroom procedures, students, parents, and co-workers!” --Sara Cope, Principal and Former Teacher, BonDeCroft Elementary, Sparta, TN “Loaded with /5(55).

A successful principal has to engage in strategic planning and allow teachers to take some risks. At the beginning of my first year leading Gibsonville, data showed that 78 percent of the kids in 5th grade were below grade level in math. This book is a must read for the rookie administrator.

As a first year vice principal, I found this extremely useful: Mr. Hall discusses the reality of the business. No theory, just the down and dirty. He offers simple solutions to complex issues that many of us have never even heard of. I particularly enjoyed Mr. Hall's sense of : $ The first-year principal.

[Peter A Hall] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create This book is a must read for the rookie administrator. As a first year vice principal, I found this extremely useful: Mr.

Hall discusses the reality of the. Now in his fifth year as a principal, Lowe can look back and smile about his first year at the helm of a school. Recently, we asked Lowe and the rest of our "Principal Files" Principals to reflect on their years of experience and to offer advice to those individuals who are about to embark on their administrative careers.

Eastern Illinois University NewLeaders Dr. Linda Morford 1 Principal Checklist Administrative Timetable August New teacher orientation/induction New staff orientation New student orientation Make sure all teaching certificates are registered Meet with secretarial staff to discuss up-coming year o Develop yearly checklist o Create “To Do” lists with individual responsibilities identified.

A first principle is a basic assumption that cannot be deduced any further. Over two thousand years ago, Aristotle defined a first principle as “the first basis from which a thing is known.”4. First principles thinking is a fancy way of saying “think like a.

Less than two years after starting as a journalist, she published her first novel, The Catalyst (), and has since written A Woman s Touch (), X (), a collaboration with friend and horror writer Richard Dean, and Your First Year as a Principal: Everything You Need to Know That They Don t Teach You in School (Atlantic Publishing ).Reviews: 4.

This post has been updated with more book recommendations here. Don’t worry though, the 22 books mentioned in this blog are still amazing If you are anything like me, you are devoted to learning so I hope you really get value from reading this post on the best books for school principals.

These great educational leadership books have influenced my own practice. Great gift idea for principals to give their staff. Principals new to their school face a variety of challenges that can influence their likelihood of improving their schools’ performance and their likelihood of remaining the principal.

Understanding the actions that principals take and the working conditions they face in the first year can inform efforts to promote school improvement and principal retention, but the [ ].

As a former English teacher, Principal Jason Bednar likes to read-aloud books that have fun with language, so almost anything by Dr. Seuss is sure to fill the bill. I especially like the Tweedle Beetle Battle part of," says Bednar, because the kids give me a good reaction to the effort it takes me to not trip over my tongue.".The First Year: IBS includes a thorough IBS dietary chapter with sample recipes.

Other chapters provide effective alternative therapies for a spastic colon, including acupuncture, hypnotherapy, and yoga, as well as IBS support group resources. There are also special sections throughout the book just for children with IBS and their parents.The Principal's Guide to the First Days of the School Year book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Whether you are a new /5(2).