Library Resource Description

Title: The Principal's Handbook for Leading Inclusive Schools
Media Type: Book
Category: Education
Author: Causton, Julie
Publisher: Paul H. Brooks Publishing Inc
Most Recent Copyright Date: 2014
Status: Available

Complete Description

  • Behind every successful inclusive school is a great principal with passion, vision, and a practical plan. With so much riding on their strong and proactive leadership, all principals and administrators will want this how-to book: the essential guide to bringing school wide inclusion from theory to practice. Two renowned inclusion experts give readers clear guidance they can use right away to
    • provide all students with access to the general education curriculum in the least restrictive environment
    • solicit input and expertise from everyone - teachers, paraprofessionals, and support staff
    • promote close collaboration between general and special educators
    • create inclusive service delivery
    • implement academic and social supports that meet the individual needs of each student
    • make sound decisions about content - specific accommodations and modifications 
    • facilitate the use of gentle and positive supports to resolve challenging behavior
    • partner effectively with school staff and families
    • create a school culture that encourages independence and high expectations for all
    • relieve job-related stress and avoid burnout

Filled with concrete tips and strategies, first-person stories from school leaders, and ready-to-use checklists and forms, this book will help new and veteran administrators support social and academic success - so that all students can reach their full potential.