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Toronto Catholic District School Board

Resources and Documents

 

Leadership Documents

Characteristics and Qualities of a Catholic Leader.pdfCharacteristics and Qualities of a Catholic Leader
Leadership List.docxLeadership List
Leadership Profile.docLeadership Profile
Leadership Strategy and Succession Planning Powerpoint A.pdfLeadership Strategy and Succession Planning Powerpoint A
Self Assessment Tool for Aspiring Catholic Leaders.pdfSelf Assessment Tool for Aspiring Catholic Leaders
TCDSB Leadership Roles and Opportunities Template.pdfTCDSB Leadership Roles and Opportunities Template
TCDSB Leadership Strategy and Succession Planning Brochure.pdfTCDSB Leadership Strategy and Succession Planning Brochure

 

 

Professional Reading

Professional Reading: Books

Abrams, J. (2009). Having hard conversations. Thousand Oaks, California: Corwin.

Andy Hargreaves and Michael Fullan (2012). Professional Capital: Transforming Teaching in Every School 1st Edition. Teacher’s College Press.

Armstrong, D. (2009). Administrative passages: Navigating the transition from teacher to assistant principal. New York: Springer.

Hattie, J. (2012). Visible learning for teachers: Maximizing Impact on Learning. New York: Routledge.

Kegan, R. and Lahey, L. (2001). How the Way We Talk Can Change the Way We Work: Seven Languages for Transformation. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Lowney, Chris (2013). Pope Francis: Why He Leads the Way He Leads. Loyola Press.

Michael Fullan (2016). Indelible Leadership: Always Leave Them Learning (Corwin Impact Leadership Series). Corwin Press.

Sandberg, Sheryl (2017). Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy. Toronto: Knopf.

Sharrat, L., & Fullan, M. (2012). Putting Faces on the Data.. Thousand Oaks, California: Corwin.

Whitney, D. & Trosten-Bloom, A. (2001). The Power of appreciative inquiry: A practical guide to positive change. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers.

 

 

Professional Reading: Articles and Reports

Armstrong, D. (April, 2014). Transition to the role of principal and vice-principal study. The Institute for Educational Leadership. Retrieved from: http://www.safeacceptingschools.ca/media/resource/Role_of_Principal_FINAL.pdf

Leithwood, K. and Azah, V. (2014). Elementary and secondary principals’ and vice-principals’ workload studies: Executive summary. Prepared for the Ontario Ministry of Education. Retrieved from: http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/policyfunding/memos/nov2014/ExecutiveSummaryOct7_EN.pdf

Leithwood, K. and Riehl, C. (2003). What we know about successful school leadership. A report by Division A of AERA. National College of School Leadership. Retrieved from: http://dcbsimpson.com/randd-leithwood-successful-leadership.pdf

Leithwood, K., Day, C., Sammons, P., Harris, A., and Hopkins, D. (2014). Seven strong claims about school leadership. National College for School Leadership. Retrieved from: http://www.leadershipinnovationsteam.com/files/seven-strong-claims.pdf

Leithwood, K., Day, C., Sammons, P., Hopkins, D., Harris, A. Quing, G., and Brown, E. (2010). Ten strong claims about school leadership. National College for School Leadership. Retrieved from: http://www.nationalcollege.org.uk/index/docinfo.htm?id=76026

Robinson, V. (2006). Putting Education Back into Educational Leadership. Leading & Managing, 12(1), 62-75.. Retrieved from: http://philiphallinger.com/old-site/papers-x/Robinson2.pdf

Seashore Louis, K., Leithwood, K., Anderson, S., & Wahlstrom, K. (2010). Investigating the links to improved student learning: Final report of the research findings. Learning from Leadership Project. The Wallace Foundation. Retrieved from: http://www.wallacefoundation.org/knowledge-center/school-leadership/key-research/Documents/Investigating-the-Links-to-Improved-Student-Learning.pdf