Title Building Together
Subtitle Collaborative Leadership in Early Childhood Systems
Author Fiona Stewart
ISBN 9781605545943
List price USD 39.95
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 160
Book size 178 x 254 mm
Publishing year 2019
Original publisher Redleaf Press (Eurospan Group)
Published in India by .
Exclusive distributors Viva Books Private Limited
Sales territory India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, .
Status New Arrival
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Put leadership skills into action to work towards sustainable system planning

Building Together is a journey focused on the leadership necessary for today’s early childhood education system building. This book provides a road map to what effective leaders do, how they do it, and the leadership necessary to work towards collaborative systems level change.

Building Together includes a wealth of information on the leadership skills, styles and competencies necessary to address today’s challenges and opportunities in the field of early childhood education. It also includes how to put leadership skills and knowledge into action to work towards sustainable system planning, implementation, and continuous improvement. Author Fiona Stewart includes success stories throughout the book from professionals in the field as well as examples from her own leadership work.

Today’s systems-level work requires sophisticated leadership skills. Building Together provides all the leadership information needed for both emerging and experienced leaders.



Introduction: Systems Building in an Increasingly Complex World


Part I: Leadership for Systems Building

Chapter 1: Why Systems-Building Leadership Is Needed

Chapter 2: Discovering Your Leadership Style


Part II: Building Collaboration

Chapter 3: What Is Collaboration, and Why Do It?

Chapter 4: Collaborative Leadership: What Works


Part III: Leadership in Action

Chapter 5: The Planning Stage

Chapter 6: Putting Collaborative Leadership into Practice

Chapter 7: Leadership for Multidimensional Systems Change


Part IV: Sustaining the Collaborative Leadership Work

Chapter 8: Measuring Progress and Sustaining the Work

Chapter 9: Have Fun and Enjoy the Journey



About the Author:

Fiona Stewart has worked as a teacher and director in early childhood programs, a college instructor, grant administrator, program director and consultant and trainer. She is currently the Program Director of the Child Care Alliance of Los Angeles, a network partnership of the child care resource and referral, and alternative payment agencies across the county. She oversees county-wide collaborative programs, including the Gateways for Early Educators™ professional development system and the California Early Care & Education Workforce Registry. Fiona holds a Bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and Master’s from Pacific Oaks College and was recognized as a Master Leader from the Exchange Leadership Initiative.

Target Audience:

This book is useful for teachers interested in early childhood education.


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