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Leading into the 21st Century
     

Leading into the 21st Century

by Fenwick W. English, Larry E. Frase, Joanne M. Arhar
 

This book focuses on future leadership challenges for school administrators and contains practical strategies for improving decision-making skills. The book concisely summarizes the contemporary views of leadership and decision making and then reveals the kinds of problems schools will face as we enter the 21st century. All three authors are former school

Overview

This book focuses on future leadership challenges for school administrators and contains practical strategies for improving decision-making skills. The book concisely summarizes the contemporary views of leadership and decision making and then reveals the kinds of problems schools will face as we enter the 21st century. All three authors are former school administrators and speak in concrete terms from many years of experience. Specific direction is provided on how administrators can use creative thinking to solve their problems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803960237
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/30/1992
Series:
Successful Schools Series , #9
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Fenwick W. English (Ph.D.) is the R. Wendell Eaves Senior Distinguished Professor of Educational Leadership in the School of Education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a position he has held since 2001. As a scholar/practitioner he has held positions as a school principal and superintendent of schools in California and New York and as a department chair, dean, and vice-chancellor of academic affairs at universities in Ohio and Indiana. He is the former President of the University Council of Educational Administration (UCEA) and of the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration (NCPEA). His research has been reported in national and international academic forums. He edited the 2006 SAGE Encyclopedia of Educational Leadership and Administration, the 2009 SAGE Library of Educational Thought and Practice: Educational Leadership and Administration; and the 2011 SAGE Handbook of Educational Leadership (2nd Ed.). In 2013, he received the Living Legend Award from NCPEA for his lifetime contribution to the field of educational leadership.

Larry E. Frase was professor and department chair of educational leadership in the College of Education at San Diego State University. He was a former superintendent of schools of the Catalina Foothills District in Tucson, Arizona, and is the author, coauthor, or editor of 23 books and 80 professional journal articles. His books include Top Ten Myths in Education; School Management by Wandering Around; and Teacher Compensation and Motivation. He is also coauthor of Walk-Throughs and Reflective Feedback for Higher Student Achievement. He has presented papers at AERA and UCEA. He is a senior lead auditor, having led curriculum audits of 32 school systems, including Oakland, California, and Baltimore, Maryland. Frase earned his Ed D at Arizona State University.

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