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Thomas B. Lockamy,Jr. Ed.D.
Superintendent of Schools

Savannah-Chatham Co.
Public School System

208 Bull Street
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 395-5600

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Superintendent’s Reading List

The following reading list was assigned by Dr. Thomas B. Lockamy, Jr. to his Leadership Cabinet. The books are discussed at length during meetings, with different members of the Cabinet moderating the discussion. The list serves as a guiding element for those responsible for implementing the Superintendent's vision for our school system. 

Superintendent's Reading List

The Hamster Revolution: How to Manage Your Email Before it Manages You

By Mike Song, Vicki Halsey, and Tim Burress

Accountability in Action

Reeves, Douglas B.

Authentic Assessment: A Collection

Burke, Kay, ed.

Breaking Ranks II: Strategies for Leading High School Reform

Sizer, Theodore

Classroom Instruction That Works

Marzano, Robert J., et al.

Classroom Management That Works

Marzano, Robert J., et al.

Discipline with Dignity

Curwin, Richard L.

Educating Everybody's Children, Diverse Teaching Strategies for Diverse Learners

Cole, Robert, ed.

Eight Habits of the Heart: Embracing the Values that Build Strong Families and Communities

Taulbert, Clifton

Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done

Bossidy, Larry, et al.

First Days of School

Wong, Harry K. and Rosemary T. Wong

First Year of Teaching: Real World Stories from America's Teachers

Rock-Kane, Pearl, ed.


Lundin, Stephen, Harry Paul & John Christensen

Good to Great

Collins, Jim

High Five! The Magic of Working Together

Blanchard, Ken & Sheldon Bowles

High Schools on a Human Scale: How Small Schools Can Transform American Education

Toch, Thomas

How Full is Your Bucket?

Rath, Tom & Donal O. Clifton

Knowing-Doing Gap: How Smart Companies
Turn Knowledge into Action

Pfeffer, Jeffrey & Robert I. Sutton

Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the Way: How to Be a More Effective Leader

Ramsey, Robert D.

Leader’s Guide to Standards: A Blueprint for Educational Equity and Excellence

Reeves, Douglas B.

Leading With Soul

Gross, Martin L.

Literacy With an Attitude

Finn, Patrick J.

Making Standards Work

Reeves, Douglas B.

Nothing's Impossible: Leadership Lessons from Inside and Outside the Classroom

Monroe, Lorraine

Other People's Children

Delpit, Lisa

Preventing Reading Difficulties in Young Children

Snow, C.E., M.S. Burns and P. Griffin

Productive High School, The: Creating Personalized Academic Communities

Murphy, Joseph (et al)

QBQ! The Question Behind the Question

Miller, John G.

Raising Cain

Kindlon, Dan & Michael Thomspon

Results: The Key to Continuous School Improvement

Schmoker, Mike

Seven Habits of Highly Effective People

Covey, Stephen

Skin That We Speak, The: Cultural Conflict in the Classroom

Delpit, Lisa (editor)

Smart Schools, Smart Kids

Fiske, Edward B.

Tell Them We Are Rising

Hayre, Ruth Wright & Alexis Moore

Tipping Point: Little Things Make the Difference

Gladwell, Malcolm

Understanding by Design

Wiggins, Gran & Jay McTigue

What Is It About Me You Can't Teach?

Rodriguez, Eleanor Renee

Whatever It Takes

Moawad, Bob

Who Moved My Cheese? 
An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life

Johnson, Spencer

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?

Tatum, Beverly Daniel

Silos, Politics and Turf Wars

Patrick Lencioni