For courses in the Principalship or Educational Leadership.Using a strong social/historical foundation, this text 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.
- Hardback | 520 pages
- 160.02 x 226.06 x 27.94mm | 839.14g
- 01 Nov 2002
- Pearson Education (US)
- Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
- 6th edition
Table of contents
PART I. BASES FOR OPERATION. 1. A Social Base for School Operation: Myths, Realities, and Perceptions. 2. The Principal: The Person and the Profession. 3. The School and Its Communities. 4. Theory, Research, Principles: A Basis for Action. 5. Organization. 6. Leadership. 7. Legislation and the Courts: A Sound Base of Authority. PART II. IMPROVING LEARNING. 8. The Principal's Major Task. 9. Creating Appropriate Structures to Improve Learning. 10. Restructuring for the Individual Learner. 11. Provision for Special Needs Students. 12. A Framework for Evaluation. 13. Evaluation of Individual Performance. 14. Staff Development to Improve Learning. PART III. SPECIAL PROBLEMS AND ISSUES. 15. Society-Related Problems. 16. School-Centered Problems. PART IV. MANAGEMENT OF SUPPORTING SERVICES. 17. The School Office: Information and Communications Center. 18. Business-Related Management of a School. 19. Facilities Management. PART V. CONCLUSION. 20. Reflections.