All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten
By Robert Fulghum

Fulghum returns to the book that was embraced around the world. He has written a new preface and twenty-five essays, which add even more potency to a common, though no less relevant, piece of wisdom: that the most basic aspects of life bear its most important opportunities.
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Price: $18.95
NAESP Member Price: $13.95 
Leading Pre-K-3 Learning Communities Competencies for Effective Principal Practice

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As the federal role expands to support increased state investments in school-based prekindergarten programs, NAESP has released an updated, principal competency guide: Leading Pre-K-3 Learning Communities: Competencies for Effective Principal Practice. Developed by a panel of leading practitioners, this standards document defines new competencies, and outlines a practical approach to high-quality early childhood education that is critical to laying a strong foundation for learning for young children from age three to grade three, or Pre-K-3.

Leading Pre-K-3 Learning Communities encompasses what principals believe:
  • Learning starts early
  • Supporting children to be prepared when they start school is essential to helping them get on the right track
  • Developing appropriate skills, knowledge and dispositions is fundamental to children’s future success
  • Getting children on grade level by the time they leave third grade, particularly in reading and math, is essential to ensuring they graduate from high school ready for college, careers and life

This groundbreaking work sets forth a strategy to help principals develop and expand their instructional leadership with a child-centered focus and acquire the practical skills necessary to address the academic, social, emotional and physical development needs of all young children.
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Price: $29.95
NAESP Member Price: $24.95 
The Power of Branding: Telling Your School's Story
By Tony Sinanis and Joseph M. Sanfelippo

Explore the benefits of branding and create an action plan for sharing the excellent things unfolding in your classroom, school, or district. Concrete suggestions and in-depth case studies will help you:
  • Artfully create a brand name, symbol or design
  • Share great events using blogs and more
  • Empower all stakeholders, including students
  • Teach digital citizenship K-12
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Price: $15.00
NAESP Member Price: $10.00 
What Great Teachers Do Differently: 17 Things That Matter Most
By Todd Whitaker

In the second edition of this renowned book, you will find pearls of wisdom, heartfelt advice, and inspiration from one of the nation’s leading authorities on staff motivation, teacher leadership, and principal effectiveness. With wit and understanding, Todd Whitaker describes the beliefs, behaviors, attitudes, and interactions of great teachers and explains what they do differently.

New features include: 
    • Meaning what you say 
    • Focusing on students first 
    • Putting yourself in their position
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Price: $34.95
NAESP Member Price: $29.95