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Stronger Together

Answering the Questions of Collaborative Leadership

Foster leadership development and empower teams by understanding your own leadership style, engendering trust, supporting others, and implementing transparent communication. Improve student achievement and develop collaborative teams using various strategies.

Benefits

  • Understand your own leadership style so you can play to your strengths and improve weaknesses.
  • Learn how to build the right kinds of collaborative teams and create common goals.
  • Use collaborative strategies to create a common vision statement and garner buy-in from team members using the elements of trust: integrity, empathy, and humility.
  • Develop ongoing transparent communication among school leadership, team members, faculty, parents, and students.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction: Beginning Thoughts
Chapter 1: What Kind of Leader Am I?
Chapter 2: How Can I Earn Trust?
Chapter 3: How Do I Build Teams?
Chapter 4: How Can I Help Develop a Vision?
Chapter 5: How Can I Support Teams?
Chapter 6: What, When, and How Should I Communicate?
Epilogue: Concluding Thoughts

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Introduction

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Epilogue

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