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This resource provides principals with practical support, step-by-step plans, and hands-on strategies to lead the development of thriving professional learning communities in their schools.


The Principal as Professional Learning Community Leader is designed to provide principals with hands-on, practical support as they build professional learning communities (PLCs) in their schools. Creating a collaborative culture for action that focuses on improving student achievement is a complex undertaking. Principals need to understand why PLCs provide an effective infrastructure for continuous school improvement. This book provides a convincing rationale for developing the attributes of a PLC that principals can share with their teachers to begin the work of transforming instructional and leadership practice in their schools. And this book supports principals in their role as instructional leaders. A variety of strategies are presented to principals that can be used when introducing the concept of PLCs to staff. These strategies are outlined ...

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