The Handbook for SMART School Teams 2nd Edition

Revitalizing Best Practices for Collaboration

by Anne Conzemius & Jan O’Neill

The new edition of the best-selling Handbook

The Handbook was originally published in 2002. It has been used by teams throughout school systems to get organized, run effective meetings, and understand data through the use of appropriate tools of analysis and representation.

The 2nd Edition retains many of the tools and resources that made the original Handbook so valuable. In addition, new tools, resources and a chapter on the SMART School Improvement Process have been added, creating a vital resource for teams.

The Handbook includes 9 chapters, organized in three parts:

    • Building Effective Teams
    • Using Tools and Processes for Effective Teamwork
    • Implementing Effective School Improvement

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Perspective

The Handbook for SMART School Teams (Second Edition): Revitalizing Best Practices for Collaboration comes at a time when school systems need it the most. The book offers not only the knowledge base for developing the skills to collaborate but also ready-to-use tools. Grounded in the framework that has made SMART goals the standard for goal setting in school improvement, this handbook helps readers understand first the basics of meaningful teamwork and then how to refine and advance teams to serve the many perspectives and purposes that 21st century education challenges require.

~ Stephanie Hirsh in the Foreword to The Handbook