Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “A Tale of Two School Principals” as Want to Read:
A Tale of Two School Principals
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

A Tale of Two School Principals

3.89  ·  Rating details ·  9 ratings  ·  5 reviews
"A Tale of Two School Principals and the Superintendent who Wanted to Lead Them" is a tale about leadership. Using a school district as its focal organization, the book describes how four simple yet amazing questions help a school district superintendent become an effective leader. However, the lessons that this "tale" imparts are applicable to any organization and any key ...more
Paperback, 170 pages
Published September 15th 2015 by Bart & Company Inc. (first published October 17th 2014)
More Details... Edit Details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about A Tale of Two School Principals, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about A Tale of Two School Principals

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

Showing 1-13
Average rating 3.89  · 
Rating details
 ·  9 ratings  ·  5 reviews


More filters
 | 
Sort order
Start your review of A Tale of Two School Principals
Vanessa Kings
Nov 29, 2015 rated it it was amazing
“A Tale of Two School Principals: And the Superintendent Who Wanted to Lead Them” by Dr. Chris Bart and Margot Trevelyan, provides a successful strategy to develop the necessary leadership skills to run any educational establishment.
By answering four basic questions, this book assures that whoever is in charge of the team, will find the right tools to meet long term goals through positive leadership.
This book is a unique guide, not only because of the answers it provides, but due to the way it
...more
Peter Atkinson
Feb 09, 2016 rated it liked it
In the Preface, authors Chris Bart and Margot Trevelyan state the purpose of A Tale of Two School Principals - And the Superintendent Who Wanted to Lead Them: “… the book describes how four simple yet amazing questions help a school district superintendent become an effective leader.”

The protagonist of this tale is Rachel, a newly appointed assistant superintendent. Her challenge is to help two principals – John and Stacey – to meet their school district’s expectations regarding parent
...more
Dominique Scott
Jan 18, 2016 rated it it was amazing
As someone with a career in an educational setting, this book could not have been more enlightening for me. Though the title, “A Tale of Two School Principals and the Superintendent who Wanted to Lead Them” doesn’t sound like your typical strategy-type book – it certainly is. Well, actually, it is that and more. Told in the form of a story, the authors, Dr. Chris Bart and Margot Trevelyan, take readers not just through an eye-opening and educational process, but through a journey. You take this ...more
Misty
Dec 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing
“A Tale of Two School Principals: And the Superintendent Who Wanted to Lead Them” by Dr. Chris Bart and Margot Trevelyan is written a bit like a story. However unlike a story it actually provide answers and advice to those in leadership roles in schools. I am currently a psychology student and a school counselor so I found this book to be particularly interesting. I have already decided to mention it to a few of the people that I know at work. I believe that this book would truly benefit those ...more
Tracey Fisher
Jan 30, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I have received this book at no cost to me to provide an honest review. -Lisa
The tale of two cities… Oh sorry. The Tale of Two Principles and the Superintendent that Wanted to Lead Them is a short book and quite easy to read. The assistant teaches the new recruit. The story is quite easy to understand. Do not let it fool you! The book is boring! It is informative! It reveals the path to leadership, ownership, and cooperation. Anyone that has supervised a family, children, teachers, employees,
...more
Amanda L. Ross
rated it did not like it
Jan 13, 2018
Ines
rated it liked it
Jun 23, 2019
Daphne
rated it liked it
Apr 21, 2018
Dana
rated it it was amazing
Mar 10, 2016
Tracey
added it
Jan 30, 2016
Melissa Hennings
marked it as to-read
Jan 30, 2016
Mrs. Bosley
marked it as to-read
Mar 03, 2016
Lisa
added it
Nov 26, 2017
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »