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Collaborative Leadership in Action

Partnering for Success in Schools

Shelley B. Wepner Dee Hopkins

216 pages
Teachers College Press
Collaborative Leadership in Action is about creating school-university-community partnerships and the leaders who build and sustain them. It defines and describes different types of collaborative partnerships and discusses how to develop, maintain, and evaluate relationships that enrich the PreK–16 learning environment. Speaking from the leadership perspectives of both PreK–12 and higher education, real-life examples illustrate theories and practices of successful leaders partnering across organizations. The final chapter provides a set of considerations and guidelines for effective collaborative leadership. Book features: Strategies for developing partnerships that have the potential to be transformational. Vignettes of different types of partnerships. Multiple perspectives from PreK–12 and higher education participants. Lessons leaders can use to keep partnerships afloat.
Author Bio
Shelley B. Wepner is dean and professor of Manhattanville College’s School of Education in Purchase, New York . She is the co-editor of The Administration and Supervision of Reading Programs, Fourth Edition. Dee Hopkins is dean of West Virginia University’s College of Human Resources and Education in Morgantown, West Virginia.