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Adventures in Teacher Leadership by Rebecca Mieliwocki; Joseph Fatheree; Katherine Bassett 

Publication Date: 2019-04-15

Organized around five key tools--communication, collaboration, professional development, data, and advocacy--the book covers every aspect of what is involved in taking on leadership responsibilities. Firsthand accounts of the authors' experiences and those of more than a dozen other State Teachers of the Year describe the various pathways to leadership, strategies for success, and pitfalls to avoid. 

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Bounce Forward by Eileen T. Allison-Napolitano 

Publication Date: 2014-02-10

Beginning at a personal level and then moving onto a wider organizational view, this book delves into what is known about resilience and how this can be applied to leadership. Exploring specific strategies and tools for becoming a more resilient leader, this book also includes real "leadership resilience in action" stories from effective leaders who love their work and achieve results. Organizational learning structures are also covered, examining how they incubate resilience in people and teams, and promote resilience throughout an organization.

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Crisis Leadership in Higher Education by Ralph A. Gigliotti 

Publication Date: 2019-10-11

Drawing upon the findings of forty interviews with senior leaders from ten major research universities across the United States and a content analysis of over one thousand articles from a variety of news outlets, Crisis Leadership in Higher Education presents a theory-informed framework for academic and administrative leaders who must navigate the institutional and environmental crises that are most germane to institutions of higher education.

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Educational Leadership Relationally by Scott Eacott 

Publication Date: 2015-01-01

Through a sustained and rigorous engagement with contemporary thought and analysis, Scott Eacott articulates and defends a relational approach to scholarship in educational leadership, management and administration. Proposing a relational turn, Eacott outlines a methodological agenda for constructing an alternative approach to educational leadership, management and administration scholarship that might be persuasive beyond the critical frontier. 

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The Empowered University by Freeman A. Hrabowski; Philip J. Rous (As told to); Peter H. Henderson

Publication Date: 2019-11-12

In The Empowered University, Hrabowski and coauthors Philip J. Rous and Peter H. Henderson probe the way senior leaders, administrators, staff, faculty, and students facilitate academic success by cultivating an empowering institutional culture and broad leadership for innovation. They examine how shared leadership enables an empowered campus to tackle tough issues by taking a hard look in the mirror, noting strengths and weaknesses while assessing opportunities and challenges. 

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Leadership in Higher Education by James M. Kouzes; Barry Z. Posner 

Publication Date: 2019-09-17

Kouzes and Posner identify Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership and provide case examples of real people on college and university campuses who demonstrate each practice- * model the way * inspire a shared vision * challenge the process * enable others to act * encourage the heart Anyone in higher education who wants to transform values into actions, visions into realities, obstacles into innovations, segments into solidarity, and risks into rewards must read this book.

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Learning-Centred Leadership in Higher Education by Ralf St Clair 

Publication Date: 2020-05-15

This book explores the implications of focusing learning in university leadership. While a range of external and internal factors push contemporary higher education leaders towards a reactive and transactional style, the author argues that placing learning at the centre of the decision-making process ultimately grounds higher education leadership in values. 

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Using Servant Leadership by Angelo J. Letizia 

Publication Date: 2018-04-09

Using Servant Leadership provides an instructive guide for how faculty members can engage in servant leadership with administrators, students, and community members. By utilizing a wide range of research and through a series of case studies, Angelo J. Letizia demonstrates how, with a bit of creative thinking, the ideals of servant leadership can work even in the fractious, cash-strapped world of contemporary higher education. Furthermore, he considers how these concepts can be implemented in pedagogy, research, strategic planning, accountability, and assessment.


Leadership in Education Journals

Academic Leadership 

Aimed at those in the academic world who are dedicated to advancing the field through their research.                                                                                                      

Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership 

The Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership (JCEL) publishes peer-reviewed cases appropriate for use in programs that prepare educational leaders.

Academy of Educational Leadership Journal 

Presents theoretical and empirical works in education.

Journal of Research on Leadership Education 

JRLE seeks to promote and disseminate rigorous scholarship on the teaching, learning, and assessing of leadership preparation and practice, the political and contextual issues that impact leadership education, and the links between leadership education and student learning.

Educational Leadership 

Articles presenting a variety of viewpoints aimed at leaders in elementary, middle and secondary education, those interested in curriculum, instruction, supervision and leadership in schools.

Journal of School Leadership 

Articles examining educational administration in its broadest sense, application of theory in educational administration, staff development programs, utilization of educational administration concepts, practical applications of concepts.

Educational Management Administration & Leadership 

Presents research and analysis on all aspects of leadership, management, administration and policy in education.

Thrust for Educational Leadership 

Articles, special reports, commentary, professional development information and legislative alerts aimed at school administrators in California, published by the Association of California School Administrators.

International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership 

Dedicated to enriching the education policy and leadership knowledge base, and promoting exploration and analysis of policy alternatives




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