Über den Autor
Paul D. Houston, who has served as executive director of the American Association of School Administrators since 1994, has established himself as one of the leading spokespersons for American education through his extensive speaking engagements, published articles and books, and his regular appearances on national radio and television. He worked in schools in North Carolina, New Jersey, and Alabama prior to serving as superintendent of schools in Princeton, New Jersey; Tucson, Arizona; and Riverside, California.
Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION Chapter 2 PART I: ON BEING A LEADER Chapter 3 PART II: PUTTING KIDS FIRST Chapter 4 PART III: THE VALUE OF PUBLIC EDUCATION Chapter 5 PART IV: TRANSFORMING SCHOOL REFORM Chapter 6 PART V: SEEING AMERICA THROUGH A DISTANT MIRROR Chapter 7 PART VI: AT THE MOVIES Chapter 8 ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Drawing upon his life and professional experiences, AASA Executive Director Paul Houston reflects upon important issues in education. HoustonOs philosophical and practical advice on how educators might improve their work and make the world a better place for our children will interest and inspire educators everywhere.