Principals are often called the second most crucial in-school influencers (after teachers) of student learning. But what should the principal do in order to maximize student achievement? One of the best-known leadership authors in education, Fullan explains why the answer lies neither in micro-managing instruction nor in autonomous entrepreneurialism. He shows systematically how the principal's role should change, demonstrating how it can be done in short order, at scale.
°Reveals the three key roles that administrators must play in today's schools
°Explains how to choose the right versus wrong drivers of school success
°Filled with "action items" to help implement Fullan's program effectively
°Includes strategies that have been successfully field-tested in schools across the United States and Canada