Stock Image

Living on the Edge of Chaos: Leading Schools into the Global Age

Snyder, Karolyn J.;Acker-Hocevar, Michele;Snyder, Kristen

0 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0873894596 / ISBN 13: 9780873894593
Published by Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.A.: Asq Pr, 1999
New Condition: New Hardcover
From William Horton (Phoenix, AZ, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since December 14, 2007

Quantity Available: 1

Buy New
List Price: US$ 42.00
Price: US$ 88.50 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.95 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Brand new book - no defects - fast delivery-.,.*/. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1575788835

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Living on the Edge of Chaos: Leading Schools...

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.A.: Asq Pr

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

About this title


Drawing from their many years of experience in education, authors Karolyn Snyder, Michele Acker-Hocevar, and Kristen Snyder have written a breakthrough book on the transformation of schools. Living on the Edge of Chaos: Leading Schools into the Global Age explores the many challenges facing educators in a rapidly changing world with a diversifying population and diminishing resources. The authors examine the evolution of education and identify many of the hurdles that prevent schools from succeeding, such as bureaucratic obstacles, increased testing, and poor internal communication. Many of these problems can be corrected through the use of more systematic approaches. Living on the Edge of Chaos discusses the methods used to overcome these obstacles and provides ways to increase overall student performance.

Through the use of the Education Quality Benchmark System, Living on the Edge of Chaos provides the tools and information necessary to lead schools in this age of global transformation. The book establishes a solid relationship between Quality work cultures and student achievement trends. By using the quality tools presented in the book, school leaders will see an improvement in the transfer of information and as a result, increased performance by students. Schools that have implemented the Education Quality Benchmark System have seen an overall improvement in student performances on standardized state tests.

About the Author:

Karolyn J. Snyder has been teaching for 40 years, beginning in elementary education and working up to the college level. She is currently a professor of education at the University of South Florida, where she has been teaching for the past 10 years. She received her Ph.D. in educational administration from Texas Tech University and her Masters in psychoeducational processes from Temple University.

Michele Acker-Hocevar has been involved in education for nearly 25 years. Her positions have included teaching at the elementary school level, school administration, and her current position as an assistant professor of administration and education leadership at the University of Alabama. She received her Ph.D. in curriculum administration from the University of South Florida and her masters in educational administration from the University of Idaho.

Kristen M Snyder received her Ph.D. from University of South Florida, where she received an interdisciplinary degree in leadership and organizational studies and research and evaluation methods. She is currently on the visiting faculty research at South Florida University, working on the Educational Quality Benchmark System.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on the Abebooks web
sites. If you're dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as
Described/Damaged) or if the order hasn't arrived, you're eligible for a refund
within 30 days of the estimated delivery date. If you've changed your mind about
a book that you've ordered, please use the Ask bookseller a question link to
contact us and we'll respond within 2 business days.

Shipping Terms:

Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Shipping costs are based on books
weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may
contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order Cash PayPal Bank Draft