Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD

Resources & References

Baldrige National Quality Program. (2009/2010). Education criteria for performance excellence. Gaithersburg, MD: National Institute of Standards and Technology. Du.

Boyd, V. (1992). The school culture. In School context: Bridge or barrier to change (chap. 3). Retrieved February 11, 2005, from http://ww.sedl.org/change/school/

Childress, S., Elmore, R., Grossman, A., & Akinola, M. (2004). Note on the PELP coherence framework. (Case [Field] 9-PLE-010). Cambridge, MA: Harvard Business School.

Conyers, J.G. & Ewy, R. (2004). Charting your course: Lessons learned during the journey toward performance excellence. Milwaukee, WI: ASQ.

DuFour, R. & Eaker, R. (1998). Professional learning communities at work. Reston, VA: ASCD.

Kotter, J. P. (1999). John P. Kotter on what leaders really do. Cambridge, MA: President and Fellows of Harvard College.

Langford International. (2001). Tool time. Molt, MT: Langford International, Inc.

Maxwell, J. C. (2001). Developing the leader within you workbook (2nd ed.). Nashville: Thomas Nelson.

McClanahan, E. & Wicks, C. (1993). Future force: kids that want to, can, and do! Chino Hills, CA: PACT Publishing

Montgomery County Public Schools. Annual report on our call to action 2004. Available from Office of the Superintendent of Schools, 850 Hungerford Drive, Rockville, MD 20850.

Montgomery County Public Schools. Our call to action: The strategic plan for the Montgomery County Public Schools 2004-2009. Available from Office of the Superintendent of Schools, 850 Hungerford Drive, Rockville, MD 20850.

National Association of Elementary School Principals & Collaborative Communications Group. (2002). Leading learning communities: Standards for what principals should know and be able to do. Alexandria, VA: NAESP.

Shipley, J. (2001). Orientation to performance excellence: A presentation guide—Using the Baldrige approach for school improvement and performance excellence (2nd ed.). Seminole, FL: Jim Shipley & Associates.

Shipley, J. & Caldwell, M. (2000). Systems check: School improvement resource guide. Seminole, FL: Jim Shipley & Associates.

Stolp, S. & Smith, S.C. (1995). Transforming school culture. Retrieved February 11, 2005, from University of Oregon, College of Education Clearinghouse on Educational Policy and Management. Web site: http://cepm.uoregon.edu/

Wagner, C.R. (2004/2005 Fall/Winter). Leadership for an improved school cutlure: How to assess and improve the culture of your school. Kentucky School Leaser; 10-16.

Wetten, E. & Hawkins, S. (2004). My job, your job, our job: Building a classroom learning system: A handbook for teachers. Available from Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Montgomery County Public Schools, 850 Hungerford Drive, Rockville, MD 20850.

Wetten, E. (2005). Building an Organizational Learning System: The Baldrige Principal’s Handbook for Guiding the School Improvement Process. Available from Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Montgomery County Public Schools, 850 Hungerford Drive, Rockville, MD 20850.

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