The Principal: Creative Leadership for Excellence in Schools (7th Edition) (Pearson Custom Education)

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Centered on the seven Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) Standards developed for school leaders that covers both theory and practice.

 

Using the seven Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) Standards as an organizational tool, the revised seventh edition of The Principal: Creative Leadership For Excellence in Schools continues to provide future school administrators with both the necessary theory and the necessary practical skills to become effective educational leaders. At the same time, the newly updated text incorporates fresh material on modern legal issues, expanded coverage on the topic of cultural and ethnic diversity in schools, and all of the most recent research.

 

With a focus on practical problem solving for school principals and other educational leaders, this text retains its focus on research linking educational leadership and productive schools, especially in terms of outcomes for children. Treating the principalship as a complicated and constantly evolving position that requires a constant focus on learning, instruction, and school improvement, this seventh edition text teaches readers to be moral agents, social advocates, community leaders, and caring individuals.

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Using the seven Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) Standards as an organizational tool, the revised seventh edition of The Principal: Creative Leadership For Excellence in Schools continues to provide future school administrators with both the necessary theory and the necessary practical skills to become effective educational leaders. At the same time, the newly updated text incorporates fresh material on modern legal issues, expanded coverage on the topic of cultural and ethnic diversity in schools, and all of the most recent research.

 

With a focus on practical problem solving for school principals and other educational leaders, this text retains its focus on research linking educational leadership and productive schools, especially in terms of outcomes for children. Treating the principalship as a complicated and constantly evolving position that requires a constant focus on learning, instruction, and school improvement, this seventh edition text teaches readers to be moral agents, social advocates, community leaders, and caring individuals.

 

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·        New readings and new activities have been added to keep the book up-to-date and current.

 

·        New and revised case studies have been added to give students further real-life examples of creative leadership in education.

 

·        New material at the beginning of each chapter introduces the students to each new topic and helps to assist in analysis.

 

·        A revised and up-dated chapter on legal issues including expanded discussions about dress codes, religion and prayer, single sex schools and classes, and censorship of reading materials, assists students in learning about current legal topics in principalship.

 

·        Expanded material on cultural and ethnic diversity of school populations influences the text’s discussion of law, curriculum, public relations and leadership issues.

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