Books by Carolyn Warner

Known as the First Lady of Arizona Education, Carolyn Warner has poured the knowledge gained from her 12 years as Arizona’s State Superintendent of Public Instruction, and from a lifetime of public policy, business, political, and speaking experience into a series of books . . . books that are a distillation of the wisdom, foibles, experience and life-living observations of women – famous, infamous, and obscure – and books that are Carolyn’s practical “here’s how to do it” for educational leaders at all levels of experience who want to make their schools and their communities better places.

Enrich your professional presentations, speeches,The Last Word – Carolyn Warner
A Treasury of Women’s Quotes

When the editor of Barlett’s Familiar Quotations said, “…women don’t write much or have much to say,” Carolyn Warner proved them wrong!

The Last Word - A Treasury of Women
Words of Extraordinary Women

 New addition to Newmarket’s “Words Of” series showcases over 700 thought-provoking selections and celebrates 400 women who have made their mark.

Selected by Carolyn Warner, a powerful public speaker and a leader in the fields of education and politics, this inspiring book features more than 700 quotations from over 400 notable women, ranging from Charlotte Brontë and Helen Keller to Eleanor Roosevelt, Mother Teresa, Simone de Beauvoir, and Hillary Clinton. Organized thematically, the selections explore a wide variety of subjects, including family, faith, character, education, leadership, the arts, humor, politics, self-image, women, and success.


Promoting Your School – by Carolyn Warner

In Promoting Your School: Going Beyond PR, you will learn how to:

  • Make Your School Stand Out in a Crowd
  • Build Your Team
  • Complete Various types of Assessments
  • Techniques for Improving Internal Communications
  • Ways to Involve Parents in Your School
  • Get the Community Involved
  • Build a Working Relationship with Reporters
  • Manage a Crisis
Promoting Your School - Going Beyond PR - Carolyn Warner
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Everybody’s House: The Schoolhouse – Best techniques for connecting, home, school and community – by Carolyn Warner

Conclusive evidence shows that students in schools that emphasize parental and community participation outperform students in other schools.

Everybody’s House-the Schoolhouse provides building principals and other educators with practical techniques, based on case studies of successful programs, on how to reach out to parents, families, and other community members and keep them involved.

In Everybody’s House – the Schoolhouse…

Coming soon:

“Before I Forget” is Carolyn Warner’s upcoming biography, written by acclaimed Arizona author, Lisa Schnebly-Heidinger, but wryly titled by the subject herself. Rich with reminiscences and quotations from Carolyn through archives and interviews, it is an intimate insight into a woman who has achieved, inspired, challenged, and delighted over decades.

Leadership for America: Rebuilding the Public Service

The Report of the National Commission on the Public Service (aka “the Volcker Commission,” for its Head, former Federal Reserve Chairman, Paul Volcker) – an in-depth study of the impact and value of public service to civic life in America. Carolyn Warner was a member of the Commission.

Leadership for America: Rebuilding The Public Service
“If you have health, you probably will be happy, and if you have health and happiness, you have all the wealth you need, even if it is not all you want. “
“Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.”
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