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NAESP celebrates principals throughout the year!  These hand-selected books exemplify how great principals influence their entire school by teaching, inspiring, and motivating all learners including both students and staff.

What Great Principals Do Differently: 18 Things That Matter Most  
by by Todd Whitaker

This book is about what great principals do to set themselves apart. Clarifying what the best leaders do, and then practicing ourselves, can move us into their ranks.


The Daily Practices of Successful Principals 
by Barbara L. Brock and Marilyn L. Grady

The Daily Practices of Successful Principals  will become the classic publication  for practicing school principals.  The material is straightforward, easy to read, and provides valuable information to all principals who wish to become even more effective and achieve leadership success that will continue throughout the year.


Leaders of Learning: How District, School, and Classroom Leaders Improve Student Achievement 

In their first book together, DuFour and Marzano combine their passions to articulate how effective leaders foster continuous improvement at the district, school, and classroom levels. The book focuses on district leadership, principal leadership, and team leadership, and addresses how individual teachers can be most effective in leading students.


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