Catholic School Leadership: An Invitation to Lead

Catholic School Leadership: An Invitation to Lead

by Thomas Hunt, Brother Thomas Oldenski, Theodore J. Wallace
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0750708530

ISBN-13: 9780750708531

Pub. Date: 10/01/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Catholic School Leadership addresses many of the challenges facing those who prepare faith leaders and education leaders for the Catholic schools of the future. The well-known editors and contributors to this volume have written about their personal experiences with Catholic schools; the educational foundations of Catholic schools; teacher preparation and

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Catholic School Leadership addresses many of the challenges facing those who prepare faith leaders and education leaders for the Catholic schools of the future. The well-known editors and contributors to this volume have written about their personal experiences with Catholic schools; the educational foundations of Catholic schools; teacher preparation and development; Catholic school leadership; dealing with parents and families; and the challenges of technology for Catholic schools.
The contributions emphasize the perspectives of both scholars and practitioners within Catholic education and will interest anyone who has experienced time in a Catholic school either as a student, teacher or administrator, as well as those interested in what is happening within Catholic schools today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750708531
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/01/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsxi
Forewordxiii
Acknowledgementsxv
Introduction1
Part IEducational Foundations and the Future of Catholic Schools
1Who Will Keep Our Hearts Burning within Us?7
2An International Perspective on Catholic Schools19
3The History of Catholic Schools in the United States: An Overview34
4Reclaiming Inquiry in the Catholic Philosophy of Education59
5The Law and Catholic School Policy: An Overview69
6Key Issues for the Future of Catholic Schools79
Part IITeacher Preparation and Development
7Staff Development in the Catholic School: The Caring Response of a Community93
8The Challenge of Teaching Religion in Catholic Schools105
9Teaching and Learning in the Catholic School: Grounded in Sacred Soil113
10Preparing for the Journey: Teachers for Catholic Schools129
11Preparation of Teachers for the Catholic Schools141
12Ongoing Staff Development in Catholic Schools157
13Kaizening into the Future: Distance Education174
Part IIIIssues in Catholic School Leadership
14We Are Called: The Principal as Faith Leader in the Catholic School191
15Truths and Half-truths about Leadership: Ancient and Contemporary Sources204
16Leadership in Urban Catholic Elementary Schools: The Reality and the Challenge225
17Dealing with Narcissistic Families: Lessons for Educational Leadership in Parent and Child Guidance244
18To Lead as Jesus Led259
Notes on Contributors271
Index274

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