"A powerful template for crafting responsible and humaneschools."
"Reading this book will make educators feel they have come home tofamiliar land and can still build anew from there."
--Michael Huberman, professor, Graduate School of Education,Harvard University
"Sergiovanni's alternative vision of schools as caring, intimateplaces built on mutual respect, civic responsibility, and sharedpurposes gets to the heart of excellence in education."
--Ernest L. Boyer, president, The Carnegie Foundation for theAdvancement of Teaching
Best-selling author and education guru Thomas J. Sergiovannidebunks the popular notion that corporate leadership strategies canbe applied to schools. He presents a leadership model based on thespecific mission, goals, and rhythms of schools everywhere. Thisunique framework invites caring and thoughtful educators to buildeducational communities that are more democratic and responsive tohuman nature and student development. Filled with practical ideasand real-life examples from a variety of schools, Leadership forthe Schoolhouse offers a compelling picture of schooling andleadership at their best.