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arrow Struggling with Inheritance (New)
Rafaela Espinal-Pacheco describes the challenge of inheriting a school.
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arrow Trusting by Example (New)
Alexandra Anormaliza seeks trust by trusting.
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arrow Tough Principals (New)
Rafaela Espinal-Pacheco on the difficulty of transforming a school.
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arrow Planning for Change (New)
Dr. Sandra J. Stein describes why principals need a vision of what they want their school to become.
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arrow Incremental Change (New)
Larry Wilson prefers slow but deep change.
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arrow Walking to the Finish (New)
Larry Wilson explains why slow change is in the long run fastest.
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arrow Resistance to Change
An aspiring principal describes the various forms of resistance she has encountered.
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arrow Think Positive
Rafaela Espinal-Pacheco explains that effective transformational leaders start with the positive.
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Overview
Transformational leaders understand the changes necessary to realize their vision and work together with the school community to improve conditions and bring about change. Effective leaders build on the strengths and assets of the community, recognize that change happens slowly, and are able to tackle the challenges that come with leading change.

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