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Bright Ideas for Student Leaders
Teacher’s Guide: 8.5″ x 11″ 3-ring binder
The 39-page Student Workbook includes information and worksheets on basic areas that elementary students should master. Topics include Roles of Officers, Planned Report to Principal, Council Goal Setting, Calendar Building, Personal Growth Units, Daily Planning Sheets, School Exchanges, Project Ideas, Effective Meetings, Individual Goals, Evaluation, Public Relations, Planning a Workshop, and Working Together.

Price:
Student Workbook: $8.00
Teacher’s Guide: $35.00
Student Workbooks – Packet of 20: $150.00
Classroom Set – 20 Student Workbooks and 1 Teacher’s Guide: $165.00

 

Meeting Skills for 21st Century Leaders
Teacher’s Guide: 31 Pages, 8.5″ x 11″ soft cover
This 28-page booklet helps students understand what makes a meeting work well and gives key actions to use in planning and running meetings. The Student Guide covers Characteristics of Good Meetings, Planning Steps, Agenda Building, Ground Rules, Problem Solving, The Role of the Meeting Leader, The Role of the Recorder, Group Memory as a Tool, and more.

Price:
Student Handbook: $7.00
Teacher’s Guide: $8.00
Student Handbooks – Packet of 20: $112.00
Classroom Set – 20 Student Handbooks and 1 Teacher’s Guide: $118.00

 

Spirit Works…Turn It On!
80 pages, 5.5″ x 8.5″ soft cover
America’s most popular school spirit booklet. Over 20,000 copies are being used. Seven hundred ideas, 80 pages. Topics include Noontime Activities, Class Competition, Games, Pep Rally Ideas, Holiday Events, Staff Appreciation Suggestions, and Fund Raising Ideas You’ve Never Heard Of. Compiled by Bob Burton, who has served as activities director at Fallbrook High School, CA, for 25 years.

Price:
$10.00

 

Secrets of Fundraising: Ten Secrets to Success
8.5″ x 11″ soft cover
Ten secrets for successful fundraising are outlined in this 51-page booklet. Think through your purpose, how much you need to raise, creative approaches, and strategies for enlisting the help of others, organizational techniques, the art of selling your ideas, procedures for collecting donations and publicity ideas are covered.

Price:
$13.00

 

Reasoner’s Building Self-Esteem
105 pages, 8.5″ x 11″ 3-hole punched soft cover
The Teacher’s Manual contains an overview of self-esteem and its five components: Security, Identity, Belonging, Purpose, and Competence, and includes a chapter on the importance of self-esteem in teachers. The binder contains 150 reproducible worksheets which are creative classroom-tested activities that teach students any one of the five components of self-esteem. Sixteen reproducible reward sheets provide positive reinforcement for student’s accomplishments. Awards include recognizing students for their academic, leadership, and interpersonal skills.

Price:
$120.00

 

Student Board Member Handbook
By Ellis Bowman, Barbara Grater, Barbara Wilets, Jan Young
61 pages, 8.5″ x 11″ spiral bound soft cover
This 60-page booklet is designed to prepare student members of local boards of education to handle their responsibilities effectively. Chapter titles include The Role of the Student Member: What Are You Getting Into?, What Do Get from Serving?, Getting the Board Position, Boardsmanship, Crisis Situations, and Expanding the Student Role. The Appendix includes statutory provisions concerning the position of student board members in California, sample school district policies concerning the position, a glossary of terms and resources.

Price:
$15.00

 

Student Board Member Symposium Handbook
245 pages, spiral bound soft cover
The Student Board Member Symposium Handbook is an extremely useful tool for any Student Board Member! Job Specific skills such as budgeting, student activism in curriculum and surveying are discussed, as well as Parliamentary Procedure, Student Rights, and Lobbying/ Legislation. Personal Developmment tools and an extensive list of resources are also included.

Price:
$25.00

 

The Elementary Student Council Advisor Survival Handbook
125 pages, 8.5″ x 11″ soft cover
This guide provides practical information to adult advisors who work with student councils. In addition to specific information about the role of the advisor, this 125 page handbook outlines the “how-to’s” of advising an elementary student council and develping a meaningful leadership program. Topics include Student Council Structures and Job Descriptions, Goal Setting and Calendar Planning, Constitutions and By-Laws, Leadership Training and Development, and more. This handbook includes sample worksheets and forms and is packaged in a three-ring binder.

Price:
$40.00

 

Leadership for Tomorrow’s World: Leadership Class Lessons Plans for Elementary Schools
8.5″ x 11″ 3 hole punched binder
This book consists of twenty 60 minute lesson plans designed to develop leadership skills in grades four through six. Topics include: Meeting Skills, Self Esteem, Communication, Goal Setting, Action Planning, Conflict Resolution, and Leadership Qualities. Supporting materials for lessons are included in the appendix. The guide is packaged in a three-ring binder to allow for inclusion of additional material in the future.

Price:
$18.00

 

Best of Self-Esteem: Classroom Activities by Leading Educators
46 pages, 8.5″ x 11″ soft cover
This practical guide begins with a discussion about self-esteem and effective teaching. Specific exercises for use in the classroom are included in this 48 page book to which experts from through out the country contributed, including Jack Canfield, Virginia Sator, and Harry Wong. Material can be used on both the elementary and secondary levels.

Price:
$10.00

 

Clues for Successful Student Activities
Teacher Guide: 68 pages, 8.5″ x 11″, 2.5 ” 3 hole punched binder
This book provides vital information for planning and organizing student projects in secondary schools. The 104 page Student workbook is cleverly illustarted and provides space for writing, clarifying goals, defining job descriptions, and assessing leadership effectiveness. the 187 page Teacher workbook includes the complete Student workbook as well as supplementary materials and specific advisor information.

Price:
Student Workbook: $15.00
Teacher’s Guide: $35.00
Student Workbooks – Packet of 20: $240.00
Classroom Set – 20 Student Workbooks and 1 Teacher’s Guide: $268.00

 

The Gemini Model of Leadership and ManagementGemini Book
Level: Secondary
This packet includes a self-assessment tool on 8 components of leadership and 8 components of management, a reproducible survey for others to fill out, a color poster of the model, and
an information packet.

Price:
$75.00

Student Catalog

Bright Ideas for Student Leaders
39 pages, 8.5″ x 11″ soft cover
The 39-page Student Workbook includes information and worksheets on basic areas that elementary students should master. Topics include Roles of Officers, Planned Report to Principal, Council Goal Setting, Calendar Building, Personal Growth Units, Daily Planning Sheets, School Exchanges, Project Ideas, Effective Meetings, Individual Goals, Evaluation, Public Relations, Planning a Workshop, and Working Together.
Price:
$8.00

Meeting Skills for 21st Century Leaders
28 pages, 8.5″ x 11″ soft cover
This 28-page booklet helps students understand what makes a meeting work well and gives key actions to use in planning and running meetings. The Student Guide covers Characteristics of Good Meetings, Planning Steps, Agenda Building, Ground Rules, Problem Solving, The Role of the Meeting Leader, The Role of the Recorder, Group Memory as a Tool, and more.
Price:
$7.00

Spirit Works…Turn It On!

80 pages, 5.5″ x 8.5″ soft cover
America’s most popular school spirit booklet. Over 20,000 copies are being used. Seven hundred ideas, 80 pages. Topics include Noontime Activities, Class Competition, Games, Pep Rally Ideas, Holiday Events, Staff Appreciation Suggestions, and Fund Raising Ideas You’ve Never Heard Of. Compiled by Bob Burton, who has served as activities director at Fallbrook High School, CA, for 30 years.
Price:
$10.00
Secrets of Fundraising: Ten Secrets to Success
8.5″ x 11″ soft cover
Ten secrets for successful fundraising are outlined in this 51-page booklet. Think through your purpose, how much you need to raise, creative approaches, and strategies for enlisting the help of others, organizational techniques, the art of selling your ideas, procedures for collecting donations and publicity ideas are covered.Price:
$13.00
 

CASC Summer Leadership Handbook
174 pages, 8.5″ x 11″ 3-ring binder
This handbook includes sturctured activities and questionaires for self and goup development. A major section is devoted to improving meetings. Iinformation on how to design agendas, as well as practice agendas are included. Specifics regarding officer roles in schools comprises another section. The appendix has material on developing an effective legislative council, parliamentary procedure, and student involvement in the evaluation of teachers.

Price:
$25.00

 

Student Board Member Handbook
By Ellis Bowman, Barbara Grater, Barbara Wilets, Jan Young
61 pages, 8.5″ x 11″ spiral bound soft cover
This 60-page booklet is designed to prepare student members of local boards of education to handle their responsibilities effectively. Chapter titles include The Role of the Student Member: What Are You Getting Into?, What Do Get from Serving?, Getting the Board Position, Boardsmanship, Crisis Situations, and Expanding the Student Role. The Appendix includes statutory provisions concerning the position of student board members in California, sample school district policies concerning the position, a glossary of terms and resources.

Price:
$15.00

 

Student Board Member Symposium Handbook
245 pages, spiral bound soft cover
The Student Board Member Symposium Handbook is an extremely useful tool for any Student Board Member! Job Specific skills such as budgeting, student activism in curriculum and surveying are discussed, as well as Parliamentary Procedure, Student Rights, and Lobbying/ Legislation. Personal Developmment tools and an extensive list of resources are also included.

Price:
$25.00

 

A Handbook on Student Rights and Responsibilities
59 pages, 5.5″ x 8.5″ soft cover
This 59-page booklet covers a wide range of topics focusing on the legal rights of students enrolled in California schools. These include admission, attendance, bilingual issues, abuse, corporal punishment, discipline, driving, fees, food sales, gang membership, grades, graduation, involuntary transfer, appearance, searches, student records, suspensions and expulsions, press, religion, speech, and truancy. A major theme of the book is that every right implies a corresponding responsibility on the part of the student.

Price:
$15.00
$40.00 (Set of 3 books)

 

How to Run For and Win a High School Election: A Practical Manual for Students Seeking High School Offices
By Rolf L. Jensen
This 94-page book was written for students who are considering running for office. It is designed to be read in a relatively short period of time. It will enable you to immediately size up your chances for election to high school office and evaluate the procedures necessary for success. With a little thoughtful analysis you can begin to think through the process and outline a calendar tailored to the election date in your particular school.

Price:
$12.00

 

Look Before You Leap
By Norman Hull
36 pages, 5.5″ x 8.5″ soft cover
This 36-page guide is directed to students who are considering running for or applying for an office in a club or organization. Topics covered include vision, timing, responsibility, planned accomplishments, obstacles, balance, strengths, advisor role, commitment, feedback, parental support, modeling, the legacy of a leader, evaluation of performance and campaigning.

Price:
$4.00

 

Clues for Successful Student Activities
36 pages, 5.5″ x 8.5″ soft cover
This 36-page guide is directed to students who are considering running for or applying for an office in a club or organization. Topics covered include vision, timing, responsibility, planned accomplishments, obstacles, balance, strengths, advisor role, commitment, feedback, parental support, modeling, the legacy of a leader, evaluation of performance and campaigning.

Price:
$15.00

 

Winning Books by Linda Kott
How to Be a Successful Leader
How to Use Your Positive Attitude for Positive Power
How to Be Your Own Best Friend

Each book approximately 45 pages; 5.5″x 8.5″ soft cover
Each Book is designed to be used over several weeks or through a semester. When a class set of 25 is purchased, a teacher’s guide (grades 5-8 or 9-12) is included. Each book includes projects, interviews, ideas for parent involvement, journal writing, and relevant assignments. Values clarification, ethical decision making, action planning, and vision design are woven throughout.

Price:
$7.00 each

Developing Self Esteem: A Positive Guide for Personal Success
By Connie Palladino, Ph.D. President, Palladino and Associates
8.5″ x 11″ soft cover
Learn how to develop a more positive self-image and create a better environment for success. Designed for anyone who wants to develop positive self-esteem, this book includes a multitude of exercises, proven techniques and cases. Topics include How to Risk Change, Overcome Fear, Identify Marketable Strengths and Create a Positive Personal Belief System. This 108-page workbook will be most helpful to students in a leadership class.

Price:
$15.00

The Kids Guide to Social Action
By Barbara A. Lewis
185 pages, 8.5″ x 11″ soft cover
In this extensive resource guide, kids, parents, and teachers will find ten steps for taking social action; step-by-step guides to letter writing, interviewing, speechmaking, surveying, fundraising, getting media coverage, gaining representation on local boards and councils, lobbying, and more. Includes sample letters, forms, and petitions kids can copy and use.

Price:
$14.95

Kid Heroes of the Environment: Simple Things Real Kids are Doing to Save the Earth
96 pages, 5.5″ x 8.5″ soft cover
Inspiring success stories about real-life kids who are working to save the Earth. Each story contains a biography, description of the project, and sources for further information.

Price:
$4.95

50 Simple Things Kids Can Do to Save the Earth
156 pages, 5.5″ x 8.5″ soft cover
The kid’s version of 50 Simple Things, filled with fun tips and experiments that show kids how to help save the planet.

Price:
$6.95

The Student Environmental Action Guide
96 pages, 5.5″ x 8.5″ soft cover
The first practical environmental guide for high school and college students.

Price:
$4.95

 

LIFE is a Gift…Don’t Trash It! 53 Things Everyone Should Know
By John Alston
115 pages, 5.5″ x 5.5″ soft cover
This book presents fifty-three ideas for you to ponder and apply to your daily life. One new idea for each week of the year. The remaining idea is presented as idea #1. Affirm it daily with each subsequent idea. Commmit each of these ideas to memory, and at the end of the year you will have learned fifty-three things that will impact your life forever!

Price:
$10.00

 

GO – The Success Booklet
71 pages, soft cover
GO was born out of the concern for people who seemed alienated from or confused ablout their role in life. GO offers a method to guide , motivate, and encourage youth. The workbook is designed to help young adults see the world from another viewpoint and become aware of how they personally contribute to what they bring into their lives.

Price:
$10.00

 

Jump Start Leadership Workbook Series – Volume 1 : Leading Yourself
By Scott Greenberg
paperback
The JUMP START Leadership Workbook Series will teach you everything you need to know to achieve success. Each chapter is filled with information and exercises that will sharpen your skills and strengthen your influence over others. The techniquees in this series have helped thousands of people become better leaders, and they’ll help you too. Here are just some of the things you’ll learn about: Accomplishing Your Goals, Managing Your Time, Taking Risks, Overcoming Adversity, Tapping Into Your Talent.

Price:
$12.95

 

Jump Start Leadership Workbook Series – Volume 2 : Leading Others
By Scott Greenberg
paperback
The JUMP START Leadership Workbook Series will teach you everything you need to know to achieve success. Each chapter is filled with information and exercises that will sharpen your skills and strengthen your influence over others. The techniquees in this series have helped thousands of people become better leaders, and they’ll help you too. Here are just some of the things you’ll learn about: Influencing Others, Public Speaking, Resolving Conflict, Running Effective Meetings, Networking.

Price:
$12.95

 

VIP Job Description Portfolio
220 pages, 8.5″ x 11″ 3-hole punched 2.5″ binder
Individual booklets outlining job descriptions, goal setting guidelines and worksheets, and additional material geared to the unique roles of each person are included. Materials are provided for President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Committee Chairperson, Program Chairperson, Member, and Advisor. The full set is enclosed in a 3-ring binder.

Price:
$55.00

 

Treasurer
Three-hole punched, binder bound
This guide for treasurers outlives the duties of the most technical position in any group. Basic budgeting, accounting ad bookkeeping common to good money management are explained in an easy to understand format.

Price:
$25.00