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Possibly the all-time best-selling book on school administration. It has been reprinted many times, and has sold tens of thousands of copies. Highly praised in reviews, it is an assigned texts in many graduate education courses on school administration. Like no other book on this subject written before, it is about swimming with the sharks and surviving.
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Fenwick W. English (Ph.D.) is the R. Wendell Eaves Senior Distinguished Professor of Educational Leadership in the School of Education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a position he has held since 2001. As a scholar/practitioner he has held positions as a school principal and superintendent of schools in California and New York and as a department chair, dean, and vice-chancellor of academic affairs at universities in Ohio and Indiana. He is the former President of the University Council of Educational Administration (UCEA) and of the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration (NCPEA). His research has been reported in national and international academic forums. He edited the 2006 SAGE Encyclopedia of Educational Leadership and Administration, the 2009 SAGE Library of Educational Thought and Practice: Educational Leadership and Administration; and the 2011 SAGE Handbook of Educational Leadership (2nd Ed.). In 2013, he received the Living Legend Award from NCPEA for his lifetime contribution to the field of educational leadership.Review:
From the opening chapter on 'Power and Politics' to the 'Guidelines for Success'...this wonderful, witty book tells it like it is. (Educational Leadership)
...tough, sensible advice and insights. (The Executive Educator)
This volume is packed with more practical advice and wisdom than can be covered in a brief review. It is essential reading for prospective and seasoned administrators, teachers, and school board members. It presents administration as it is in reality, in the trenches. (Aasa Professor)
All school administrators...should read this book...this hard-hitting and ideal-shattering guide to school administration is filled with practical advice and tips. (Phi Delta Kappan)
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