Using a strong social/historical foundation, this book deals in plain English with the real tasks facing any principal. It is designed to provide starter ideas and activities for projects, research, and discussion. It also deals with current issues while providing a thorough legal and organizational base. This book provides readers with topics that address real, current issues principals face daily and includes information on collaborative ventures with community agencies, full-service schools and evaluation as affected by the standards movement and high stakes testing. Coverage also includes teacher morale, gay rights, and pressure resulting from mandated testing. For professionals in the position of school principal.
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The elements which contributed to the text's past success, while adding coverage of principalship in sitebased situations, expanding the discussion of organizational culture, and providing thoughtful discussion of challenging societal issues are still contained in this text. This text encompasses every aspect of the principal's job, from a foundation in administration, through principles and details of operations, to current concerns and issues relevant to organization and evaluation. It examines recent initiatives toward excellence in our schools, and suggests ways in which principals can help reach this goal. Plus, it discusses problems and situations identified by principals as particularly challenging for them--and proposes sensible, workable solutions!From the Back Cover:
The research discussed in this book is based on the author's visits and examinations of principal training and assessment centers throughout the country. It incorporates the best ideas and practices from their involvement and research on organizatio nal culture and challenging societal issues.
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Book Description Macmillan Library Reference, 1986. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 3rd. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0023304200
Book Description Macmillan Library Reference, 1986. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0023304200