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Office of Teaching & Organizational Learning - Leadership Development

Books

Reading and staying informed of the latest trends and successes is a crucial part of the
journey toward becoming a better leader. We want to help you stay on top of leadership
development literature and will update this page periodically to include recommended
readings.

Articles

Web Resources

We think you will find helpful leadership development information on the websites
below. Additional sites periodically will be added to the list.

Effective Practices

It is crucial, in our quest to become great leaders, that we study approaches that have
worked well and have proven results. Innovation and creativity are valuable and,
certainly necessary, but why reinvent the wheel at every turn? This page includes
resources that outline effective leadership development practices.

Wallace Foundation best practices video
In this video by The Wallace Foundation, 13 school leaders describe how they
put five practices to work.

School Climate and Shared Leadership - A report by the National School Climate
Center "A positive school climate improved a student achievement and a sense of
belonging."

School Leadership Resource Roundup Edutopia - Whether you're an administrator
or a teacher leader, you will find some great advice and tips in this list of videos,
blogs, and articles on school leadership.

The Four Dimensions of Instructional Leadership - Webinar by the Center for
Educational Leadership "Instructional leadership is a critical aspect of school
leadership. The work of instructional leaders is to ensure that teachers have the
knowledge and skills necessary to ensure that every student receives the highest
quality instruction each day."