`Lawrence L Marazza offers a prescription for how essential skills can empower school organizations that can ultimately lead to higher student achievement and stakeholder satisfaction' - John Pieno, Chairman, Florida Sterling Council
`Lawrence L Marazza's book displays both practicality and relevancy in school leadership, and examines leadership theories that triangulate his own methods of transforming today's schools' - Frank Rudnesky, Principal, Bellhaven Middle School, Linwood, New Jersey
"e;The Five Essentials of Organizational Excellence offers and explains what every administrator should know about collaborative leadership and the benefits for student achievement' - Nancy Noeske, President and CEO, PROACT Search, Inc.
The Five Essentials presents the systems and the skills that are required to maximize student achievement within a learning organization context. Built upon a strong philosophical base of stakeholder collaboration in public schools, the book describe the connection between school organizational development and student achievement. The Five Essentials presents the case for connected systems; governing by standards, benchmarking for excellence, leading collaboratively, engaging the public, and planning strategically.