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The Teacher's Principal: How School Leaders Can Support and Motivate Their Teachers


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What motivates teachers to put forth their best efforts in the classroom?

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Chapter 2. Building on Positive Purpose

Chapter 3. Addressing Negative Purpose

Chapter 4. Building on Positive Priorities

About the authors

Jen Schwanke, EdD, is a longtime educator who has taught or led at all levels. She is the author of three previous books: You're the Principal! Now What?, The Principal ReBoot, and The Teacher's Principal. She has written for Educational Leadership Magazine, Choice Literacy, Education Week Teacher, Principal, and Principal Navigator.

Dr. Schwanke is a cohost of the popular "Principal Matters" podcast and has presented at conferences for ASCD, NAESP, Battelle for Kids, RRCNA, and various state and local education organizations. She has provided professional development to various districts in the areas of school climate, personnel, and instructional leadership. An adjunct graduate instructor in educational administration, Dr. Schwanke currently serves as a deputy superintendent in Ohio.

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