The Principalship: Vision to Action / Edition 1

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Overview

Succeed in your future career with THE PRINCIPALSHIP! This education text prepares you for your role as principal by addressing topics and issues faced daily by every principal at every school level, including curriculum development and implementation, professional development, developing effective communications, budgeting and school facilities, creating safe schools, community relations, ethics, and legal issues. End-of-chapter Field-Based Activities, current examples of effective school practice, and integrative case help you gain a better understanding of the day-to-day experience of principals and apply important concepts.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780534625955
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 7/19/2005
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 448
  • Sales rank: 890,878
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Fred C. Lunenburg is Professor and Senior Research Fellow in the Center for Research and Doctoral Studies in Educational Leadership at Sam Houston University. Prior to moving to university teaching, he served as a high school principal and superintendent of schools in Minnesota and Wisconsin. He has authored or co-authored 18 books, including THE PRINCIPALSHIP (with Beverly Irby), published by Wadsworth Cengage Learning.

Beverly Irby is currently Professor and Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership at Sam Houston State University. She has authored numerous publications.

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Table of Contents

1 Cultivating community, culture, and learning 1
2 Creating a vision for learning 24
3 Curriculum development and implementation 53
4 Teaching and learning 86
5 Professional development 120
6 Student services 135
7 Organizational structures 174
8 The principal as decision marker 202
9 Developing effective communications 222
10 The principal and change 238
11 Budgeting and school facilities 256
12 Creating safe schools 276
13 Human resource management 295
14 Community relations 324
15 The principal and ethics 345
16 Political and policy context 370
17 Legal issues 392
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