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Hawker Brownlow

Leverage - Using PLCs to Promote Lasting Improvement in Schools

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Teachers Reference

Faced with the growing demands of leadership in today’s schools, how can principals and teacher leaders ensure that their actions will impact teaching and learning in positive ways?

This compelling new book by Thomas W. Many and Susan K. Sparks-Many provides straightforward solutions for the complex challenges school leaders face. Discover how implementing a few specific high-leverage strategies, grounded in the core beliefs of Professional Learning Communities (PLCs), can promote lasting improvement in schools. This book’s concrete examples of high-leverage, evidence-based practices help you:

  • understand the essential roles principals and teacher leaders play in leading PLCs
  • foster an understanding of how PLCs can support implementation of major instructional shifts such as the Common Core State Standards
  • apply high-leverage strategies across your own school to improve instruction and better serve the needs of all students.

You’ll find invaluable self-assessment forms, templates, case studies, planning examples and more. Use Leverage as your essential leadership tool to transform your school into a thriving learning community.