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Leading Change in Education – Chris Wooleyhand

Leading Change in Education – Chris Wooleyhand

(Originally posted on Common Sense School Leadership) By Dr. Christopher Wooleyhand The process of leading change in education is complex and challenging.  John Kotter is recognized as an expert on the topic of leadership and change.  He wrote Leading Change in 1996, which Time magazine selected as one of the 25 most influential business management […]

Ten School Leadership Lessons Inspired by The Godfather – Chris Wooleyhand

Ten School Leadership Lessons Inspired by The Godfather – Chris Wooleyhand

(Originally Posted on Common Sense School Leadership.) By Christopher Wooleyhand The Godfather is arguably one of the best books and movies ever produced.  While the violence associated with the film should never be glorified, there are many messages in the movie that can be used to inspire thoughtful leadership in education.  My wife, Debbie, and […]

3 Tips for Building Teacher Leadership – Christopher Wooleyhand

3 Tips for Building Teacher Leadership – Christopher Wooleyhand

(Originally Posted on Common Sense School Leadership.) By Christopher Wooleyhand Good schools have good leadership.  Great schools have great teacher leadership.  We can all think back to the day when the single heroic leader model was the norm.  This was the era of the authoritarian principal who ruled with a firm hand.  They were the […]