ISBN: 9781949539356

Lead From the Start


Whether you are a brand new principal or an experienced leader in a new job, Lead From the Start will help you succeed in your role. Use this resource to overcome the biggest leadership challenges principals face and gain first-hand knowledge from educators like you to form best management practices at your school.


ISBN: 9781949539356
SKU: 9781949539356


How to Succeed as the New Principal of Your School

Whether you are a brand-new principal or an experienced leader in a new job, Lead From the Start will help you succeed in your role. Written by Tommy Reddicks and Tina Merriweather Seymour – veteran school leaders with decades of first-hand experience – this book details how to quickly develop best practices and systems that ensure better outcomes for your students, staff and school. Numerous personal accounts, opportunities for reflection and discussion questions are included throughout the resource.


  • Develop an understanding of educational leadership as a skill that can be cultivated and improved
  • Study the greatest challenges that leaders face in the first few years in a new position and why success in these years is necessary for continued success
  • Study experience-backed lessons, strategies and best practices that will improve your leadership skills and expand your management styles
  • Develop your own system of leadership that will empower you to overcome your school’s unique challenges and improve family and community engagement

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