Building a Winning Team: The Power of a Magnetic Reputation and The Need to Recruit Top Talent in Every School

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Rowman & Littlefield, Nov 15, 2019 - Education - 160 pages
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Building a Winning Team is about the critical need for schools and districts to promote a positive reputation for the community in which they serve. There is a growing need to recruit and retain teachers in the field of education, and this book addresses new ways to approach what we call “the talent equation.” We provide stories from real practitioners along with new and innovative ways to approach vision work, branding, culture, recruitment, human resources, and more. This book combines the research, theory, and practical application in both a how-to guide for implementation and the inspiration needed to grow your team to be the best that they can be. At the heart of this book is the notion that great schools consist of great teams that have a winning mentality. If you’re looking for new ways to tell your school’s story, develop an award-winning reputation, and recruit top talent, this book is perfect for you.

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Introduction A Winning Team
1 The Magnetic Force of a Schools Story
2 Success Practices
3 Taking a Deeper Dive and Employing a Technical Tip Culture
4 Attracting Elite Talent
5 Performance Passion and Professional Learning
6 A Reputation That Stands Out
7 Bringing Excitement to Human Resources
9 Taking a Deeper Dive and Employing a Technical Tip Hiring
10 Recruiting Elite Talent
11 Strategically Pursuing a Clear Path Forward
12 A Recruiting Effort That Stands Out
13 Conclusion Taking Action
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8 Casting Your Net

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Dr. Joseph Jones is the Superintendent of the New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District in Delaware. Joe is a former high school social studies teacher, assistant principal, and principal.

Dr. Salome Thomas-EL has been a teacher and principal in Philadelphia, PA and Wilmington, DE since 1987. He is currently the Head of School at Thomas Edison Public Charter School in Wilmington, DE.

Dr. Thomas J. Vari is the Assistant Superintendent of Secondary Schools and District Operations in the Appoquinimink School District in Delaware. He is a former middle school assistant principal and principal and former high school English teacher and department chair.

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