Effective education leadership makes a difference in improving learning. There’s nothing new or especially controversial about that idea. What’s far less clear, even after several decades of school renewal efforts, is just how leadership matters, how important those effects are in promoting the learning of all children, and what the essential ingredients of successful leadership are.
M. Christine DeVita, President, The Wallace Foundation, in her forward to the text by Leithwood, Louis, Anderson and Wahlstrom (2004)
I need to come up with a few.