Table of contents for Year-round education : change and choice for schools and teachers / Shelly Gismondi Haser, Ilham Nasser.

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Contents
											
Foreword by Dan Domenech									
	
Preface		
Acknowledgments									
Chapter 1										
	Introduction									
	What Are Year-Round Education or Modified Calendar Schools?		
	Why Study Year-Round or Modified Schooling				
	What is a Case Study?							
	Overview of Fairfax County Public Schools				17	
	The Heart of Year-Round or Modified Schedules: Intersessions		
		The Intersession Coordinator					
	A Look at the Literature							
		Teacher Motivation and the Modified School Calendar		
		Literature on Leadership						
		Transformational Leadership						
		Transactional Leadership						
		Goal Setting							31	
		Authoritarian								
	Summary									
Chapter 2 - First Case Study: Green Meadow Elementary School			
	School Description								
	Lessons Learned at Green Meadow						
1st Theme: Teacher Empowerment of the Process				
		Teachers Involvement in the Decision-Making Process		
2nd Theme: Support of Teaching Endeavors					
		County Level Support							
		Principal's Support							
		Colleagues' Support and Shared Vision				
3rd Theme: Professional Options						
		Intersession and the Year-round or Modified Calendar		
		The Intersession Breaks and Reducing Stress			
4th Theme: School Administrators' Leadership Style				
5th Theme: A Few Obstacles							
Reflections									
Chapter 3 - Second Case Study: New Garden Elementary School			
	About the School								
	Lessons Learned at New Garden Elementary School				
	1st Theme: The Principal's Leadership					
		Principal's Leadership Style						
	2nd Theme: Teacher Motivation						
		Intersessions								
	3rd Theme: Challenges - Communication and Test Scores			
		Standardized Test Scores						
	Reflections									
Chapter Four - Westlake Elementary School						
	School Description								
	Lessons Learned								
	1st Theme: Teacher Motivation						
	2nd Theme: A Few Obstacles - The Transition and Test Scores		
	3rd Theme: The School Leadership						
	Reflections									
Chapter Five 	An Action Plan - Getting Started					
	Why Schools Switch								
		Step One								
		Step Two								
		Step Three								
	Parents										
	Administrators									
	Intersessions									
	Partnering with Universities							
	Going Back to a Traditional Calendar - Why 				
	From the Case Studies: Comparing School Administrators' Styles		
	Summary								
		The Single-Track Year-Round Calendar			
		Intersessions							
		Students' Benefits						
	Concluding Remarks							
Resource List										
A List of Year-round or Modified Calendar Schools in the US			
References										
Appendices										
Interview Questions								
	Intersession Brochure								
Author Index									
Subject Index	
About the Authors

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

School year -- Virginia -- Fairfax County -- Case studies.
Public schools -- Virginia -- Fairfax County -- Case studies.