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Title:
Educator's lifetime encyclopedia of letters
Author:
Mamchak, P. Susan, 1944-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
West Nyack, N.Y. : Center for Applied Research in Education, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
xvi, 239 pages ; 29 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780137954360
Format :
Book

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Central Library LB2845.7 .M33 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Oversize
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Summary

Summary

Provides 236 tested model letters covering every conceivable aspect of your job-- from recommending a student to dealing with student behavior, from expressing condolences to making a complaint-- all conveniently organized into ten sections, from "Effective Recommendations" (20 letters, positive and negative) and "Dealing with Illness & Death" (22 letters), to "Handling Job-Related Issues" (20 letters) and Expressing Thanks & Appreciation" (31 letters). Ready to use "as is" or adapt to the particular situation.


Author Notes

P. Susan Mamchak has held a variety of positions in education, from classroom teacher to school disciplinarian. Steven R. Mamchak is a veteran of 35 years in the public schools and the recipient of a Governor′s Award for Excellence in Education.


Table of Contents

About this resource
Section 1 Writing effective recommendations
Examining the structure of the written recommendations
Model recommendations and references
Positive recommendation to a private school, I
Positive recommendation to a private school, II
Negative recommendation to a private school, I
Negative recommendation to a private school, II
Positive recommendation to a college or university, I
Positive recommendation to a college or university, II
Negative recommendation to a college or university, I
Negative recommendation to a college or university, II
Negative recommendation to a college or university, III
Positive recommendation for an award
Negative recommendation for an award
Positive recommendation to a special academic program
Negative recommendation to a special academic program, I
Negative recommendation to a special academic program, II
Positive recommendation to a community program
Negative recommendation to a community program
Positive recommendation for a job outside school
Negative recommendation for a job outside school
Recommendation of a college
Recommendation of a teacher
Section 2 Letter that deal with illness and death
Understanding the basic letter of sympathy
Model letters of sympathy and understanding
Nonserious illness of a student
Nonserious illness of a teacher
Nonserious illness of an administrator
Serious illness of a student
Serious illness of a student's parent
Serious illness of a teacher
Serious illness of an administrator
Terminal illness of a student, I
Terminal illness of a student, II
Terminal illness of a student's parent
Terminal illness of a teacher, I
Terminal illness of a teacher, II
Terminal illness of an administrator
Death of a student, I
Death of a student, II
Death of a student's parent
Death of a teacher, I
Death of a teacher, II
Death of an administrator, I
Death of an administrator, II
Death of a community leader
Death of a school board official
Section 3 Letters that effectively deal with student behavior
Examining student behavior and the home-school connection
Model letters that deal with student behavior
Teacher note on good student behavior
Teacher note on poor student behavior, I
Teacher note on poor student behavior, II
Letter on serious classroom infraction, I
Letter on serious classroom infraction, II
Letter on serious school infraction, I
Letter on serious school infraction, II
Letter complimenting outstanding behavior
Letter on infraction involving police, I
Letter on infraction involving police, II
Letter on behavior warning of serious consequences, I
Letter on behavior warning of serious consequences, II
Letter of suspension, I
Letter of suspension, II
Letter of suspension, III
Letter of suspension, IV
Letter of suspension to alternative school program
Open letter to parents on suspension policy
Open letter to students on behavior and suspension
Statement of rights in expulsion procedures
Letter of expulsion
Section 4 Complete guide to writing meaningful evaluations
Taking the sting out of written evaluations
Model evaluations for a variety of school occasions
Informal evaluation of student progress
Formal evaluation of student progress, I
Formal evaluation of student progress, II
Positive evaluation of a teacher
Negative evaluation of a teacher
Positive evaluation of an administrator
Negative evaluation of an administrator
Special evaluation of a school employee
Positive evaluation of a school employee
Negative evaluation of school employee
Positive evaluation of special school event
Negative evaluation

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