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The Mentor: Leading with Love: The Ultimate Resource

Jan Hammond

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Hardcover. 200 pages. Dimensions: 9.2in. x 6.2in. x 0.9in.As a newly appointed middle school principal in a small town, Hannah Gardner wonders if there is a manual for leading an organization using head, heart, and spirit. Her life changes when Dr. Maddy Mathews, a recently retired superintendent from a neighboring district, is hired as interim superintendent. Once on board, Maddy sees that a great divide exists among the board members. An unscrupulous middle school coach-the towns former football hero-has been promised Hannahs position once he completes the certification requirements. Maddy, however, sees Hannahs outstanding character and high ideals, combined with compassion for her students and staff, and decides to mentor her. Their weekly conversations ignite conceptual thinking and greater awareness as Hannah learns to trust her inner voice. Maddy not only mentors Hannah, but also works with all the administrators to foster change in a place where power has been misused. By introducing three leadership models, as well as the three Cs, the administrators explore new paradigms to balance work and play, embracing the next generation of student mastery. Throughout the school year, the relationship between Hannah and her mentor reveals the challenges and opportunities of leading a school district with love, while addressing political, social, and personal issues that require courage, integrity, and candor. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781491708491

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As a newly appointed middle school principal in a small town, Hannah Gardner wonders if there is a manual for leading an organization using head, heart, and spirit. Her life changes when Dr. Maddy Mathews, a recently retired superintendent from a neighboring district, is hired as interim superintendent. Once on board, Maddy sees that a great divide exists among the board members. An unscrupulous middle school coach-the town's former football hero-has been promised Hannah's position once he completes the certification requirements. Maddy, however, sees Hannah's outstanding character and high ideals, combined with compassion for her students and staff, and decides to mentor her. Their weekly conversations ignite conceptual thinking and greater awareness as Hannah learns to trust her inner voice. Maddy not only mentors Hannah, but also works with all the administrators to foster change in a place where power has been misused. By introducing three leadership models, as well as the three Cs, the administrators explore new paradigms to balance work and play, embracing the next generation of student mastery. Throughout the school year, the relationship between Hannah and her mentor reveals the challenges and opportunities of leading a school district with love, while addressing political, social, and personal issues that require courage, integrity, and candor.

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Jan Hammond is an associate professor at Long Island University's Department of Educational Leadership and professor emerita at the State University of New York. Dr. Hammond has held state and national positions as well as college chair, superintendent search consultant, public school principal, business administrator, high school music director, and middle school teacher. She has conducted research studies on motivation, teacher leadership, competitive advantage for schools, the role of the superintendent and interim superintendent, and the importance of effective board relations on superintendent leadership. Dr. Hammond has a bachelor of science from State University of New York, a master's degree in music from Western Connecticut State University, a master's in educational leadership from the Southern Connecticut State University, and a doctorate in educational administration from Teachers College, Columbia University. Rita Senor is an author, a national presenter and consultant on leadership and motivation, and is recognized for creating quality school cultures. As an administrator and teacher, Ms. Senor has taught academics and the fine arts for all grade levels, both in public schools and in her private music studio. Her positions of leadership include orchestra conductor, middle and high school principal, central office curriculum leader, and adjunct professor in educational leadership. Currently a doctoral student, she has a bachelor of science from Boston University, a master's degree in music education from Western Connecticut State University, a master's degree in elementary education and a master's degree in educational administration from State University of New York at New Paltz.

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