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Author Callison, William L.

Title Charter and community schools : a director's handbook / William Callison.

Published Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2003.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bund  371.01 CALL {Bund10 20110701}    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 327 p. 23 cm.
Notes "A Scarecrow Education book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Challenges faced by founders -- Parent involvement is a critical dimension of effective schooling -- School leadership -- Instructional approaches for charter and community schools -- Understanding and managing conflict -- Helping individuals change within the school organization -- Establishing a plan to promote change and agreement within the school organization -- Parent involvement in shared decision making -- Parent involvement improves academic performance -- Seeking funding for your school -- Planning and supervision of curriculum -- Planning and supervision of instruction and the learning environment -- Planning and supervising the use of technology -- Identifying at-risk students using risk assessment -- Establishing a climate for staff acceptance of assessment and evaluation -- Self evaluation for director and staff -- Assessing student progress -- Clinical supervision and evaluation -- Evaluation of program effectiveness -- Improvement of the instructional program -- Legal responsibilities of the director -- Public relations and media relations -- Understanding different political positions in schools -- Utilizing federal, state and community resources -- Using the Internet and CD ROM.
Subject Community schools -- United States.
Charter schools -- United States.
School management and organization -- United States.
ISBN 0810846020 (pbk. : alk. paper)