Unconventional Leadership: Bridging the Connected World with Meaningful Relationships (Paperback)
Today's educational leaders are working with more resources, more research, and more stakeholders - all within the same, limited time in a day as we had a decade ago. Author Jessica M. Cabeen takes readers through an intentional journey of current trends and buzzwords, helping leaders understand how social media is a tool for connection, collaboration, and learning. This exciting book explores the importance of care and collaboration with all members of the educational community - students, teachers, staff, families, and community partners. Each chapter highlights examples of leaders that have made positive change in their schools, and provides key actionable strategies that can be implemented at a pace that is sustainable and tailored to fit your needs. You will discover a deeper understanding of the critical importance of your role in:
Elevating the student's experience
Building a strong school culture
Creating small ways to make big impacts with families
Advocating a clear message with community partners and legislative leaders
Creating time for self-care
Filled with practical examples, tools, and strategies, Unconventional Leadership is a resource school leaders can pick up today and implement tomorrow.
About the Author
Jessica M. Cabeen is Principal of Ellis Middle School in Austin, Minnesota. Jessica is active on social media (@JessicaCabeen) and co-moderates #ECEChat.