Titel: The Elementary School Principal's Calendar: A Month-By-Month Planner for the School Year
Autor/en: Robert Ricken, Michael Terc, Ida Ayres
CORWIN PR INC
März 2006 - kartoniert - 231 Seiten
Updated from the top-selling first edition!
An easy and effective way to get organized - and keep your school running smoothly!
Effective planning can help you be a truly effective principal. Get off on the right foot in July and set your course for a successful school year with this month-by-month planning tool developed by veteran administrators. Developed for both new and experienced elementary school principals, this book lays out everyday challenges and administrative necessities to help you plan strategically for the academic year.
The Elementary School Principal's Calendar provides a month-to-month guide that will make the school year run smoothly from opening to closing. Chapters cover key tasks for each month, beginning in July:
Overview of tasks
Communications - letters, memos, correspondence, media relations
Planning - workshops, orientations, field trips, fundraising activities
Personnel - assignments, schedules, rosters, tenure recommendations
Checklists to monitor progress with an assortment of tasks
Resources to proactively plan and execute effective and decisive leadership
A handy checklist for each month offers flexibility for modification and the monthly calendar helps busy administrators avoid reinventing the wheel each year. Also included is a rich resource of sample documents to help with a variety of communication needs: from samples of your summer letter to parents and memos on standardized testing to information and permission forms for programs designed to help children cope with divorce. The Elementary School Principal's Calendar is essential for every principal faced with juggling the varied tasks of school administration.
About the Authors
July's Key Tasks
August's Key Tasks
September's Key Tasks
October's Key Tasks
November's Key Tasks
December's Key Tasks
January's Key Tasks
February's Key Tasks
March's Key Tasks
April's Key Tasks
May's Key Tasks
June's Key Tasks
Resource A: Teacher Handbook
Resource B: How to Build a Mission Statement
Resource C: Summer Letters to Parents
Resource D: Meet Your Teacher Night - Suggestions to Teachers
Resource E: Weekly Memo to Staff
Resource F: Parents' Elementary School Guidebook
Resource G: Best Practices in Quality Education for Students With Severe Disabilities
Resource H: Teacher Job Description
Resource I: Helping Children Cope at Holiday Time
Resource J: Retirement Congratulatory Letters
Resource K: Attention Deficit Disorder
Resource L: Parallel Block Scheduling
Resource M: Spring Break Welcome Back Letter
Resource N: National TV Turnoff Week
Resource O: Standardized Testing Memo to Teachers
Resource P: Standardized Testing Letter to Parents
Resource Q: Summer Reading List
Resource R: End-of-the-Year Sign-Out Checklist
Robert Ricken, EdD, served as Principal and Superintendent in the Mineola School District for twenty-two years and was interim Superintendent in the following districts: North Bellmore, Elmont, Bellmore, Smithtown Central School District and the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District. He has also been an interim Assistant Superintendent and Superintendent in the Half Hollow Hills Central School District. Presently, he teaches Educational Administration at Long Island University, C. W. Post.
Dr. Ricken has served as the Long Island Coordinator for the Anti-Defamation League's A World of Difference Institute and conducted anti-bias workshops in over 100 school districts. In addition, he has been the Chairman of the Board of the Nassau Citizens Budget Committee, Board Officer of School Business Partnerships of Long Island, Vice-President of the Nassau County Superintendents Association and President of Phi Delta Kappa, C. W .Post Chapter. Additionally, he served as an Impartial Hearing Officer and a member of the American Arbitration Association. In this capacity, he has conducted 3020A, Section 75, and special education hearings.
Robert Ricken is the author of:
Ø Love Me When I'm Most Unlovable, published by the NASSP
Ø Book Two - The Kids' View, NASSP
Ø The RA Guide to Nassau County Schools, Carlton Press, 1995
Ø The Middle Level Calendar: A Handbook for Practitioners, NASSP, 1996
Ø The High School Principal's Calendar - A Month-By-Month Planner for the School Year, Corwin Press, 2000
Ø The Elementary School Principal's Calendar - A Month-By-Month Planner for the School Year, Corwin Press, 2001
Other articles have been published in the New York Times, Newsday, Sports Illustrated, The Harvard Review, Harper's Weekly and Single Parent Magazine. He is a frequent contributor to many educational journals, and has written a column on education for a local newspaper, Economic Times of Long Island.
Dr. Ricken has presented many workshops, and has recently been the keynote speaker for the NASSP in New Orleans, the National Association of Middle Schools in West Virginia, Baltimore, Denver, Washington D.C. and Atlanta. He has also spoken at the National School Boards Association in San Francisco and Rochester, as well as for Phi Delta Kappa at Hofstra, C. W. Post, and Molloy College.
Awards include the Administrator of the Year by Phi Delta Kappa of Hofstra University, Administrator of the Year by Nassau-Suffolk Educator's Association, and recognition for his work in labor relations by the New York Council of Administrators and Supervisors. The National Public Relations Association honored him for his exemplary public relations practices. In 1992, he received the Outstanding Service Support Award from the Girl Scouts of Nassau County. In 1994, he was the recipient of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Recognition Award by Nassau County. In 2000, the New York State Middle School Association awarded him the Ross M. Burkhardt Award for his outstanding contribution to middle level education.
"This book will be helpful to the elementary school principal, especially the beginning principal seeking a guide to the overall school year."