Fundamentals of Invitational Education, 2nd Edition
56 pages, Paperback
Research has soundly validated the concepts taught in the Fundamentals of Invitational Education. Using the first edition, leaders worldwide tapped into its wisdom to change their school cultures, business models, and family dynamics.
This updated text provides an insightful introduction to invitational theory and a helpful guide for Invitational Education presentations and research. It also serves as a synergistic companion for the new Invitational Education Toolkit: A Guide for Learning, Leading and Living. The Toolkit’s framework for school improvement is built on the Helix explained in this book. The Toolkit shares tenants in a format for interactive group study composed of 12 strategically constructed steps to successfully implement the inviting approach in your organization. Learn more about the Toolkit at http://www.invitationaleducation.net.
About the Authors
William Watson Purkey is professor emeritus of counselor education at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro and co-founder of The International Alliance for Invitational Invitational Education©. Dr. Purkey continues to write profoundly and prolifically as a catalyst for school improvement.
John M. Novak is professor emeritus of graduate studies in the Faculty of Education at Brock University, Ontario, Canada. Dr. Novak is an inviting, international lecturer and a compelling author of many books and articles illuminating Invitational Education as a theory of practice.
Allyson T. Schoenlein served as a public school administrator in Huntington, WV and leads a variety of vital IAIE initiatives. She directs a writing team developing the Invitational Theory and Practice Toolkit: The Educator’s Guide to Positive Climates for Learning, Leading and Living.