About the books of Joe Batory

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Three Education Books Unlike Anything Else Out There!

The Most Unusual “School Leadership” Trilogy in America

By Joseph P. Batory (Former Superintendent of Schools for 15 years in Upper Darby, PA)

                           Recipient of the “Lifetime Distinguished Service Award”

                         From the American Association of School Administrators

 1. Yo! Joey! A Book About School Leadership (1999 & 2000) 0-8108-4267-X

 2. Joey’s Story: A Portrait Of A School Leader (2002) 0-8108-4420-63.

3.  Joey Lets It All Hang Out: Reflections of an Award Winning Superintendent (2003) 0-0108-4718-3

 

Available from Rowman Education    1-800-462-6420     www.rowmaneducation.com

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Reviews of Joe Batory’s Books….

…provoking & inspiring…a humane look at the “real world” role of a superintendent…a personal odyssey that will sweep you away…

Paul Houston, Executive Director, American Association of School Administrators

 

…wonderfully honest…courageous…telling it like it is…three cheers from a new fan…

Jonathan Kozol, America’s Top Author Re Education and Poverty

 

…challenging & explosive…a wild ride from a superintendent who definitely drove the bus…

          Don Fuhr, Professor Emeritus, Clemson University

 

…wonderful…marvelous…uplifting…recharges the batteries…

Frosty Troy, Editor, The Oklahoma Observer

 

…few war stories left untold and fewer still politicians left untouched…”

         Dennis Harken, Former Executive Director,

Montgomery County (PA) intermediate Unit

 

…a magnificent writer… one of America’s best kept secrets…his books should berequired reading in the graduate schools  of education

Matt Costanzo, Former Superintendent of Schools, School District of Philadelphia

 

 …a rarely seen insider’s look at what really happens in the daily life of a school superintendent…”

           John Nawn, Former President, Upper Darby School Board

 

…marvelous memoirs from one of America’s bravest, boldest and most compassionate school leaders…

           The H Files, Philadelphia, PA

 

…no holds barred “Joey Wisdom” on everything in public education including the hypocrisy that surrounds it…

         Philadelphia’s center city Barnes & Noble

 

…stupendous…frightening…should be required reading for the Beltway crowd…

         Authoreader.com

 

…Joe Batory laces the philosophy and technique of school leadership with on-the-ground, upfront, in-your-face  real life experience as only he can…

         Gary Marx, President, Center For Public Outreach

 

..simply great reading…showing what it is like to be a leader and humane at the same time…

Rich Bagin, Executive Director, National School Public Relations Association

 

…compliments to Joe Batory for having the courage to write this book…it begins and ends with what the best school leadership is all about…relentlessly trying to make a positive difference for students…

          Education Review