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Leverage Leadership 2.0: A Practical Guide to Building Exceptional Schools

By Paul Bambrick-Santoyo

Leverage Leadership 2.0Educational leaders from schools around the world have found unprecedented success using the key principles from Paul Bambrick-Santoyo’s groundbreaking book, Leverage Leadership. Informed and inspired by stories of those successes, Bambrick-Santoyo has written Leverage Leadership 2.0: A Practical guide to Building Exceptional Schools, published this August by Jossey-Bass, A Wiley brand.


Leverage Leadership 2.0 answers the simple question: what do great school leaders do that separates them from the rest? Fully revised and rooted in the observation and training of over 20,000 school leaders worldwide, Leverage Leadership 2.0 is meant to help all levels of school leadership become great leaders. The book aims to change the narrative among school leaders to focus on how they use their time: what they do and how and when they do it.


With expert discussion and real-life success stories from high-achieving school leaders from every type of school, Leverage Leadership 2.0, showcases the effective leadership happening in schools and provides the most current, on-the-ground techniques to help transform leadership and help school leaders make a difference. The book provides updated professional development materials including ready-to-use rubrics and calendars along with a companion DVD featuring over 30 updated videos showcasing top-tier leaders in action.


Featuring a foreword written by international best-selling author Doug Lemov, Leverage Leadership 2.0 is a practical, easy-to-use resource that school leaders need to begin making real change happen.