20 Biggest Mistakes Principals Make and How to Avoid Them

20 Biggest Mistakes Principals Make and How to Avoid Them

by Marilyn L. Grady
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761946004

ISBN-13: 9780761946007

Pub. Date: 01/23/2004

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Learn to navigate the principalship by avoiding the major roadblocks that can arise along the way!

Don't let bad decisions and unnecessary oversights ruin your school day - or worse, your career! Marilyn L. Grady examines the twenty most critical mistakes principals make, and provides the strategies you need to avoid them. By surveying both teachers and

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Learn to navigate the principalship by avoiding the major roadblocks that can arise along the way!

Don't let bad decisions and unnecessary oversights ruin your school day - or worse, your career! Marilyn L. Grady examines the twenty most critical mistakes principals make, and provides the strategies you need to avoid them. By surveying both teachers and administrators, and applying her own experiences as both teacher and principal, the author examines the crucial errors from the following seven key categories:

  • People Skills - managing interpersonal relationships
  • People - working with staff and parents
  • Principal - examining professional behaviors inherent in the position
  • Job - juggling time demands and heavy workloads
  • Tasks - looking more closely at administrative duties
  • Personal Issues - focusing on family and health
  • Fatal Attractions - addressing judgment errors that can be disastrous for your career

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761946007
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/23/2004
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Acknowledgments
About the Author
1The People Skills1
IIThe People21
IIIThe Principal33
IVThe Job51
VTasks61
VIPersonal Issues87
VIIFatal Attaractions103
VIIIThe Leader's Response109
Resource ABuilding Visibility in the Community113
Resource BVerbal Skills Self-Assessment115
Resource CPrincipal Access Self-Assessment117
Resource DPrincipal Self-Assessment119
References121

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