timHelping Good Schools Become Great

Research has consistently shown that the two most important school-based factors affecting a child’s academic success are the classroom teacher and the school principal. It is imperative then that schools and districts dedicate themselves to the continuous development of the knowledge, skills, and beliefs of teachers and principals.




Successful Schools

There is no dearth of information on how to improve schools. What principals and members of school improvement teams need is a comprehensive model that integrates “best practices” research into a unified program that gives the school’s improvement efforts coherence. Dr. Westerberg’s work with schools and districts provides such direction, with a focus on improving the quality of instruction and assessment in the classroom.

Charting a Course to Standards-Based Grading

What to Stop, What to Start and Why it Matters… Read More

Becoming a Great High School

6 Strategies and 1 Attitude That Make a Difference… Read More

Creating the High Schools of Our Choice

A Principal’s Perspective on Making High School Reform a Reality… Read More