The George Washinton University's Freshman Transition Initiative
Project Planning Guide for Implementing a Freshman Transition Initiative

Principals’ Manual

Project Planning Guide for Implementing A Freshman Transition Initiative
By Rebecca Dedmond, Ph.D. Judy Martin, Penelope C. Paine



Participants of a Freshman Transition Leadership Institute receive a copy of this comprehensive, 200-page how-to manual, filled with a variety of resources and planning tools that help efficiently launch a successful Freshman Transition Initiative in your school.

Modeled after the 10-Step Plan, you’ll find a variety of resources such as:
  • Detailed school committee job descriptions and structures
  • Checklists to keep your effort on track
  • Research to support your Freshman Transition policies
  • Management tools to streamline your efforts
  • Strategies that will help you solicit buy-in from school personnel, parents, community and administration.
To find out more about bringing a Freshman Transition Leadership Institute to your area, or to find out the schedule of upcoming institutes, contact Dr. Rebecca Dedmond.