Jessica Johnson (Author), Jessica Cabeen (Author), Sarah Johnson (Author)
Balance is a myth, but living with purpose, passion, and priorities is within your reach. In today's 24/7, always-on culture, life feels busier than ever before. That hectic pace combined with the constant demands that come with being an educator create the perfect conditions for burnout. But life doesn't have to be that way.
Balance Like a Pirate, a Lead Like a PIRATE Guide, was written by educators for educators with a focus on helping you create a lifestyle that allows you to break free from "shoulds" and "have tos." Educational leaders Jessica Cabeen, Jessica Johnson, and Sarah Johnson equip you with practical strategies and tools to thrive in every area of life. "If you have any desire to make an impact in your role as an educator and to do so in a way that is sustainable, you owe it to yourself to read Balance Like a Pirate.
Jessica Johnson (Author), Shira Leibowitz (Author), Kathy Perret (Author)
In The Coach Approach to School Leadership, Jessica Johnson, Shira Leibowitz, and Kathy Perret address a dilemma faced by many principals: how to function as learning leaders while fulfilling their evaluative and management duties. The answer? Incorporating instructional coaching techniques as an integral part of serious school improvement.
The authors explain how principals can:
Drawing from the authors' work with schools as well as their conversations with educators across the globe, this thought-provoking book speaks to the unique needs of principals as instructional leaders, providing solutions to challenges in every aspect of this complex endeavor.
The role of the principal is changing at a rapid pace. Let this resource guide you in improving your own practice while helping teachers master the high-quality instruction that leads to student success.
Jessica Johnson (Author), Spike Cook (Author), Theresa Stager (Author)
Fresh ideas to help you meet the challenges of innovative leadership!
Overcome the hurdles of being a school leader and stay ahead with this helpful guide to battling isolation and getting connected. Through powerful vignettes and strategies, you’ll discover how innovation-minded school leaders connect to avoid isolation, lower stress, find support, and share ideas. Grow your professional practice and learn to:
Includes tips for Twitter, Google Hangouts, Pinterest and more. Get real-world solutions with this easy-to-follow roadmap to transformational change!
A Day in the Life of Two Principals, EdWeek, October, 2018
Breaking Out of Isolation: Becoming a Connected School Leader, 2015 Corwin Press
A Coach for Every Teacher, ASCD Education Update, March 2018, Volume 60
Blog posts at: http://www.coachapproach4schools.com/blog/
Getting into Classrooms with a Coach Approach, EdWeek: Finding Common Ground, July, 2017
6 Ways for Principals to Use Their Voice, Corwin Connect blog, June, 2016
Being a Connected Educator: Better Than a Top 5, Corwin Connect blog, October, 2015
AWSA Update Bulletin, Learner, Coach, Leader: Differentiating Our Role as a Teacher Evaluator, October, 2014
NAESP Communicator, Lead Like a Pirate, March, 2014
EdSurge, You Know You’re a Connected Educator When…, September, 2013
NAESP, Starting the Year with a 1:1 Initiative, September 2013
ASCD Express, Building a Professional Learning Network to Save You From Admin Island, January, 2013
AWSA Update Bulletin, Using Twitter for 24/7 Professional Development, 2012
NAESP Principal, At the Center of the Common Core, Sept/Oct, 2012
NAESP Mentor Center Principal, Communicator 2009-2010
Scholastic Administr@tor Magazine, SMART Goals, August, 2011
Connected Principals, Contributor
TeacherCast Blog, Contributor
EduLeadership, The Surprising Truth About What Matters Most