Feel empowered during your first year as a team or department leader by applying the concise tips and tools in this book.

Author Stephen Katzel shows you how to create an effective system to integrate into a new leadership team, create meaningful professional development, facilitate parent conferences, coach teachers, interview for your next role, handle difficult situations, and more!

Perfect for beginning leaders, the book’s examples, anecdotes, and practical tools are quick and easy to implement and will help you get off to a strong start on your leadership journey, where you can broaden your impact beyond the classroom and help others succeed.

chapter |3 pages


chapter 1|20 pages

Setting Up a Winning System

chapter 5|14 pages

Coaching Teachers

chapter 6|8 pages

Interviewing for Your Next Role

chapter |1 pages