Reshaping the Principalship: Insights From Transformational Reform Efforts

Reshaping the Principalship: Insights From Transformational Reform Efforts

by Joseph F. Murphy, Karen S. (Seashore) Louis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803960794

ISBN-13: 9780803960794

Pub. Date: 03/15/1994

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This volume examines how the work of principals is being reshaped by transformational reform measures, as well as how the principals themselves are shaping initiatives. The authors explore the challenges and possiblities for principals in restructuring schools, and analyze nine case studies which highlight the changing role of the principal.

Overview

This volume examines how the work of principals is being reshaped by transformational reform measures, as well as how the principals themselves are shaping initiatives. The authors explore the challenges and possiblities for principals in restructuring schools, and analyze nine case studies which highlight the changing role of the principal.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803960794
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/15/1994
Series:
Educational Administration Series
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: SETTING THE STAGE
Reconstructing the Principalship - Joseph Murphy and Lynn G Beck
Challenges and Possibilities
Transformational Change and the Evolving Role of the Principal - Joseph Murphy
Early Empirical Evidence
PART TWO: CASE STUDIES
The Principal as Mini-Superintendent Under Chicago School Reform - R Bruce Mc Pherson and Robert L Crowson
Transformational Leadership and Teachers' Commitment to Change - Kenneth Leithwood, Doris Jantzi and Alicia Fernandez
School Leadership and Teacher Quality of Work Life in Restructuring Schools - Sheila Rosenblum, Karen Seashore Louis and Richard A Rossmiller
Ninety Degrees from Everywhere - Nona A Prestine
New Understandings of the Principal's Role in a Restructuring Essential School
From Attila the Hun to Mary Had a Little Lamb - Philip Hallinger and Charles Hausman
Principal Role Ambiguity in Restructured Schools
Cultivating a Caring School Community - Lynn G Beck
One Principal's Story
Voices of Principals from Democratically Transformed Schools - Carl D Glickman, Lewis R Allen and Barbara F Lunsford
Changes in School Governance and Principals' Roles - Kent D Peterson and Valli D Warren
Changing Jurisdictions, New Power Dynamics, and Conflict in Restructured Schools
Ten Propositions for Facilitative Leadership - David T Conley and Paul Goldman
PART THREE: CONCLUSION
The Evolving Role of the Principal - Karen Seashore Louis and Joseph Murphy
Some Concluding Thoughts

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