Educational Leadership Booklist

My professor for my current Master’s class, Dan Major, a retired middle school principal, shared with us some texts from his professional library.  I respect a list put together by a man who has led decades of educators and students.  I included Amazon links.

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Carey, Chris. bookshelf1.jpg. 10/12/1999. Pics4Learning. 20 Jun 2010

The 17 Essential Qualities of a Team Player by John Maxwell

Attitude 101 by John Maxwell

Relationships 101 by John Maxwell

The Heart of a Leader by Ken Blanchard

Finding Your Leadership Style by Jeffery Glanz

20 Biggest Mistakes Principals Make and How to Avoid Them by Marilyn Grady

What Great Principals Do Differently by Todd Whitaker

Survival Skills for the Principalship by John Blaydes

The Principal as Instructional Leader by Sally Zepeda

The Emerging Principalship by Linda Skria

Leading Learning Communities: Principals Should Know and Be Able To Do by the National Association of Elementary Principals

School Leadership that Works by Robert Marzano

Change Leadership by Tony Wagner (This one was highly recommended!)

10 Traits of Highly Effective Principals by Elaine McEwan-Adkins

So what titles would YOU recommend?