The Principal as Curriculum Leader: Shaping What Is Taught and Tested / Edition 2

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Glatthorn offers examples of how principals can incorporate curriculum leadership into their organizational behavior and re-examines the key issues that continue to influence principals in the "real world."

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Editorial Reviews

Bill Mc Neal
"Brings the job description of the principal to full circle as we transition the role to a 21st-century school executive. "
Donnan Stoicovy
“I highly recommend this book to new and prospective principals. Glatthorn and Jailall provide a lot of food for thought to truly make a change in what is done with curriculum.”
Edward Drugo
"Provides an overview of the complexity of school administration while identifying and organizing a plan of action for the educational leaderto buildeffective curriculum within the organization.”
Anthony L. Parker
"Gives insights and directions for the critical role and responsibility of the principal. It is a must-have book for the school leader who wants to focus on the truly important aspects of being an effective principal! "
June Atkinson
"The authors provide excellent insights about the importance of effective leadership in our public schools. "
Bill McNeal
"Brings the job description of the principal to full circle as we transition the role to a 21st-century school executive."
Jim Causby
"There is no role more important for a school principal today than that of curriculum leader. This book is the best that I have seen in this regard. The authors get straight to the point and give guidance to anyone currently serving as a principal or aspiring to become a principal. "
Nancy Farmer
"Glatthorn and Jailall provide a helpful resource anchored in the context of No Child Left Behind, state standards, and the elevation of curriculum reform. Their work is a reference point for the practitioner, providing straightforward guidelines and suggestions to ensure that the principal plays an active leadership role in the expanding area of curriculum and instruction responsibilities. "
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761975571
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 9/28/2000
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Allan A. Glatthorn (deceased) was a Distinguished Research Professor of Education (Emeritus) at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina.

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Table of Contents

Preface Acknowledgments About the Author Part I: Laying the Foundations
1. What It Means to Be a Curriculum Leader
2. The Four Curriculum Levels: State, District, School, and Classroom
3. Importance of the Principal Part II: Shaping State and District Curricula
4. State Policies and Frameworks
5. District Curricula Part III: Providing Leadership
6. Developing Vision and Goals
7. Rethinking the Program of Studies
8. Committing to a Learning-Centered Schedule
9. Integrating the Curriculum
10. Aligning the Curriculum
11. Monitoring the Implementation Process Part IV: Working With Teachers
12. Making Yearly Planning Calendars
13. Developing Units of Study
14. Enriching the Curriculum and Remediating Learning
15. Evaluating the Curriculum Part V: Looking Ahead
16. Curriculum Leadership: Putting It All together Index

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