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The list below provides a selection of books, articles and Web sites with additional resources for leadership development programs, principal training and professional development. A number of them were helpful sources in developing this Toolkit.

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Archer, Jeff. (2004). Leading for learning (special report). EDUCATION WEEK 24, S1-S10.
http://www.edweek.org/ew/collections/leading-for-learning/index.html

Donaldson, Gordon A. (2001). CULTIVATING LEADERSHIP IN SCHOOLS: CONNECTING PEOPLE, PURPOSE, AND PRACTICE. New York: Teachers College Press.

Fink, E., & Resnick, L. B. (2001). Developing principals as instructional leaders. PHI DELTA KAPPAN 82, 598-606.

Goldstein, Jennifer. (2003). Making sense of distributed leadership: The case of peer assistance and review. EDUCATIONAL EVALUATION AND POLICY ANALYSIS 25, 397-421.

Hargreaves, A. & Fink, D. (2004). The seven principles of sustainable leadership. EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP 61, 8-13.

INTERSTATE SCHOOL LEADERS LICENSURE CONSORTIUM STANDARDS FOR SCHOOL LEADERS. (1996).
http://www.ccsso.org/content/pdfs/isllcstd.pdf

Leithwood, K.A., & Riehl, C. (2003). WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT SUCCESSFUL SCHOOL LEADERSHIP. Philadelphia, PA: Laboratory for Student Success, Temple University.
www.cepa.gse.rutgers.edu/whatweknow.pdf.

Marshall, Kim. (2003). A principal looks back: Standards matter. In D.T. Gordon (Ed.), A NATION REFORMED? AMERICAN EDUCATION 20 YEARS AFTER A NATION AT RISK. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.
http://gseweb.harvard.edu/~hepg/marshall.html

McGough, David J. (2003). Leaders as learners: An inquiry into the formation and transformation of principals' professional perspectives. EDUCATIONAL EVALUATION AND POLICY ANALYSIS 25, 449-471.

Shakeshaft, Carol. (1993). Preparing tomorrow's school leaders: The Hofstra University experience. In J. Murphy (Ed.), PREPARING TOMORROW'S SCHOOL LEADERS: ALTERNATIVE DESIGNS (205-223). Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

Stein, Mary Kay & Nelson, Barbara S. (2003). Leadership content knowledge. EDUCATIONAL EVALUATION AND POLICY ANALYSIS 25, 423-448.

Waters, J. T., Marzano, R. J., & McNulty, B. A. (2003). BALANCED LEADERSHIP: WHAT 30 YEARS OF RESEARCH TELLS US ABOUT THE EFFECT OF LEADERSHIP ON STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT. Aurora, CO: Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning.
http://www.mcrel.org/topics/productDetail.asp?topicsID=7&productID=144



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The Wallace Foundation Knowledge Center
http://www.wallacefoundation.org/WF/KnowledgeCenter/
KnowledgeTopics/EducationLeadership/
The Knowledge Center on The Wallace Foundation's Web site gives you free access to some of today's best thinking on education leadership. You can download the latest research reports and policy briefs written by leading experts and scholars.

NYC Leadership Academy
http://www.nycleadershipacademy.org/
New York City's Leadership Academy offers programs for aspiring principals, new principals and incumbent principals.

New York Voices: A Year of Change: Leadership in the Principal's Office
http://www.thirteen.org/nyvoices/yearofchange/index.html
This three-part documentary series follows three aspiring principals enrolled in the New York City Leadership Academy.

The Principal's Center
http://www.gse.harvard.edu/~principals/
The Principals' Center at the Harvard Graduate School of Education is dedicated to the personal and professional development of school principals and that of the many others who influence the character and quality of a school.

School Technology Leadership Initiative
http://www.schooltechleadership.org/
The University of Minnesota School Technology Leadership Initiative is addressing the nationwide shortage of school administrators who can effectively facilitate the implementation of technology in schools and school districts.

New Leaders for New Schools
http://www.nlns.org
New Leaders for New Schools aims to improve education for every child by attracting and preparing the next generation of outstanding leaders for urban public schools.

The Principals' Partnership
http://www.principalspartnership.com/index.html
Sponsored by Union Pacific, the Principals' Partnership is a program designed to assist principals in selected Union Pacific communities to meet their leadership needs and professional growth objectives. The site contains a useful collection of leadership resources, articles and professional tools.



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Peterson, K. (1995). Critical issue: Building a collective vision. NORTH CENTRAL REGIONAL EDUCATIONAL LABORATORY: PATHWAYS TO SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT.
http://www.ncrel.org/sdrs/areas/issues/educatrs/leadrshp/le100.htm

Robbins, P. & Alvy, H. (2004). Vision as the compass. In THE NEW PRINCIPAL'S FIELDBOOK: STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS (pp. 1-13). Alexandria, Virginia: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

United Stated Department of Education. (1996). Vision and values. In THE ROLE OF LEADERSHIP IN SUSTAINING SCHOOL REFORM: VOICES FROM THE FIELD - JULY 1996.
http://www.ed.gov/pubs/Leadership/ch2b.html

United Stated Department of Education. (1996). Stories of vision and values. In THE ROLE OF LEADERSHIP IN SUSTAINING SCHOOL REFORM: VOICES FROM THE FIELD - JULY 1996.
http://www.ed.gov/pubs/Leadership/ch3b.html


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Akhavan, N. L. (2002). Passion and conviction: Three traits that matter most when the going gets tough in instructional reform. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 472 636)

Barth, R. S. (2002). The culture builder. EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP, 59, 6-11.

Elmore, R. F. (2002). The limits of change. HARVARD EDUCATION LETTER: RESEARCH ONLINE.
http://www.edletter.org/past/issues/2002-jf/limitsofchange.shtml.

Fullan, M. (2002). The change leader. EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP, 59, 16-21.

Peterson, K. (1995). Critical issue: Leading and managing change and improvement. NORTH CENTRAL REGIONAL EDUCATIONAL LABORATORY: PATHWAYS TO SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT.
http://www.ncrel.org/sdrs/areas/issues/educatrs/leadrshp/le500.htm.

Robbins, P. & Alvy, H. (2004). Understanding and working with change: New roads and detours. In THE NEW PRINCIPAL'S FIELDBOOK: STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS (pp. 192-205). Alexandria, Virginia: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.


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Alvy, H. & Robbins, P. (2005). Growing into leadership. EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP, 62, 50-54.

Fink, E., & Resnick, L. B. (2001). Developing principals as instructional leaders. PHI DELTA KAPPAN, 82, 598-606.

Robbins, P. & Alvy, H. (2004). Instructional, curricular, and assessment leadership: The helmsman in action. In THE NEW PRINCIPAL'S FIELDBOOK: STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS (pp. 88-117). Alexandria, Virginia: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.


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DuFour, R. (2002). The learning-centered principal. EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP, 59, 12-15.

Peterson, K. (1995). Critical issue: Creating high achieving learning environments. NORTH CENTRAL REGIONAL EDUCATIONAL LABORATORY: PATHWAYS TO SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT.
http://www.ncrel.org/sdrs/areas/issues/educatrs/leadrshp/le400.htm

Robbins, P. & Alvy, H. (2004). Improving student learning through supervision and professional development. In THE NEW PRINCIPAL'S FIELDBOOK: STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS (pp. 118-143). Alexandria, Virginia: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Waters, J. T., Marzano, R. J. & McNulty, B. (2004). Leadership that sparks learning. EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP, 61, 48-51.

Waters, J. T., Marzano, R. J., & McNulty, B. (2003). Balanced leadership: What 30 years of research tells us about the effect of leadership on student achievement. Aurora, CO: Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning.
http://www.mcrel.org/topics/productDetail.asp?topicsID=7&productID=144


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Elmore, R. F. (2002). Hard questions about practice. EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP, 59, 22-25.

Ginsberg, M. B. & Murphy, D. (2002). How walkthroughs open doors. EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP, 59, 34-36.

Robbins, P. & Alvy, H. (2004). Developing professional learning communities for a productive journey. In THE NEW PRINCIPAL'S FIELDBOOK: STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS (pp. 70-87). Alexandria, Virginia: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Schmoker, M. (2004). Tipping point: From feckless reform to substantive instructional improvement. PHI DELTA KAPPAN, 85, 424-432.


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Harris, S. & Lowery, S. (2002). A view from the classroom. EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP, 59, 64-65.

Robbins, P. & Alvy, H. (2004). Lessons learned from previous explorers. In THE NEW PRINCIPAL'S FIELDBOOK: STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS (pp. 43-69). Alexandria, Virginia: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Robbins, P. & Alvy, H. (2004). Navigating in "Hidden History". In THE NEW PRINCIPAL'S FIELDBOOK: STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS (pp. 14-42). Alexandria, Virginia: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.


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Riede, P. (2003). Electronic mentoring: Three school leaders across upstate New York advise each other through e-mail. THE SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR WEB EDITION.
http://www.aasa.org/publications/sa/2003_11/Riede.htm

Robbins, P. & Alvy, H. (2004). Balancing professional and personal lives: Keeping fit for the journey. In THE NEW PRINCIPAL'S FIELDBOOK: STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS (pp. 270-275). Alexandria, Virginia: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

e-Lead: Leadership for Student Success
http://www.e-lead.org/
A partnership of the Laboratory for Student Success and the Institute for Educational Leadership, e-Lead offers information about how to provide better professional development for principals.


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Fullan, M. (2000). The three stories of education reform. PHI DELTA KAPPAN, 81, 581-584.

Peterson, K. (1995). Critical issue: Establishing collaboratives and partnerships. NORTH CENTRAL REGIONAL EDUCATIONAL LABORATORY: PATHWAYS TO SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT.
http://www.ncrel.org/sdrs/areas/issues/educatrs/leadrshp/le300.htm

Robbins, P. & Alvy, H. (2004). Working with the media. In THE NEW PRINCIPAL'S FIELDBOOK: STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS (pp. 256-269). Alexandria, Virginia: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Robbins, P. & Alvy, H. (2004). Parents and the greater community: Partnering for student success. In THE NEW PRINCIPAL'S FIELDBOOK: STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS (pp. 239-255). Alexandria, Virginia: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.


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Johnson, D. (2003). Tech leadership: Personal productivity in your own hands. THE SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR WEB EDITION.
http://www.aasa.org/publications/sa/2003_12/techleadership.htm

Nathan L. (2004). A day in the life of a school leader. EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP 61, 82-84.

Portin, B. (2004). The roles that principals play. EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP, 61, 14-19.

Robbins, P. & Alvy, H. (2004). Managing human and material resources to promote a thriving organization. In THE NEW PRINCIPAL'S FIELDBOOK: STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS (pp. 144-182). Alexandria, Virginia: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.


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Heller, D. A. (2002). The power of gentleness. EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP, 59, 76-79.

Kohm, B. (2002). Improving faculty conversations. EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP, 59, 31-33.

Villani, C. J. & Lyman, L. L. (2001). Strengthening communication skills. THE AASA PROFESSOR, 24 (3).
http://www.aasa.org/publications/tap/Spring_2001.pdf


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