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New book offers strategies for achieving school effectiveness

Bloomington, Ind. (December 19, 2023)—In Five Big Ideas for Leading a High Reliability School, published by Marzano Resources, authors Robert J. Marzano, Philip B. Warrick, and Mario I. Acosta provide data-driven approaches and research-backed strategies to demonstrate not only how to help schools thrive but also why these methods succeed.

With the five big ideas shared in this book, readers will gain key insights on leading a High Reliability School from experts who have years of experience guiding schools and districts through the process.

This book helps administrators of current or aspiring K–12 High Reliability Schools:

  • Understand the roles of all educators in high reliability organizations
  • Unpack the five big ideas of high reliability leadership and how these ideas relate to their own school or district
  • Utilize practical tools to better apply the HRS framework
  • Improve school culture, student achievement, and organizational efficacy
  • Sustain highly effective school systems

Tina H. Boogren, internationally recognized speaker and best-selling author, said of Five Big Ideas for Leading a High Reliability School, “This is the book we’ve been waiting for. The HRS framework and the five big ideas presented in this text are exactly what leaders need in order to create a school where each student finds success.”

Five Big Ideas for Leading a High Reliability School is available to order at MarzanoResources.com.

About the Authors
Robert J. Marzano, PhD, is cofounder and chief academic officer of Marzano Resources in Denver, Colorado. A leading researcher in education, he is a speaker, trainer, and author of more than 50 books and 200 articles.

Philip B. Warrick, EdD, is an author and presenter and has worked globally in the areas of school leadership, instruction, collaborative practices, and grading.

Mario I. Acosta, EdD, spent 20 years of his educational career as a teacher, instructional coach, assistant principal, academic director, and principal, leading schools with diverse profiles in the state of Texas. He was named the 2022 Principal of the Year in the State of Texas while he was the principal at Westwood High School, a U.S. News & World Report top-50 campus and member of the High Reliability Schools (HRS) Network.

About Marzano Resources

Marzano Resources, formerly Marzano Research, is dedicated to helping K–12 educators advance student achievement. Built on the foundation of Dr. Robert J. Marzano’s 50 years of education research, Marzano Resources supports teachers and administrators through customizable on-site professional development, educator events, virtual coaching, books, videos, and online courses. Our associates and authors are thought leaders in the field of education and deliver research-backed guidance for all major areas of schooling, including curriculum development, instruction, assessment, student engagement, and personalized competency-based education. Marzano Resources is the home of High Reliability Schools and The New Art and Science of Teaching series.

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