Selecting School Leaders

Selecting School Leaders

by William R. Holland, Robert L. Carothers
     
 

ISBN-10: 1578864887

ISBN-13: 9781578864881

Pub. Date: 05/28/2006

Publisher: R&L Education

Selecting School Leaders provides the accounts of a novice elementary principal, an experienced elementary principal, and a veteran superintendent who encounter considerable difficulties in their positions and are forced to resign. Holland explains why leadership failed in each case and how it might have been avoided. This book also focuses on matching the needs of

Overview

Selecting School Leaders provides the accounts of a novice elementary principal, an experienced elementary principal, and a veteran superintendent who encounter considerable difficulties in their positions and are forced to resign. Holland explains why leadership failed in each case and how it might have been avoided. This book also focuses on matching the needs of a school organization with the right leader and relates the leadership theories of servant leadership, emotional intelligence, and change to issues highlighted in each case study. Includes: _ A brief analysis of each case and a series of commonalties found in the cases _ A list of recommendations that serve as a helpful guide to school leaders _ Tips to executive committees on conducting improved searches This guide is of particular interest to school boards, school administrators, college professors, students in leadership courses, and executive search committees. Parents and community leaders will also find the book valuable.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781578864881
Publisher:
R&L Education
Publication date:
05/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
98
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.35(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 What is Leadership? It Depends on Whom You Ask Chapter 2 Adapting to or Changing the Organizational Culture: It's Not Easy Chapter 3 Teaching Leadership Chapter 4 Background of the Cases Chapter 5 Me Against Them: The Case of Becky Hazard, Promising First-Year Principal Chapter 6 The Hammer or The Velvet Glove? The Case of Ruth Maloney, Highly Regarded Principal Chapter 7 Behind Closed Doors: The Case of Judd Silva, Respected Superintendent of Schools Chapter 8 Conclusions Chapter 9 Helpful Tips in Hiring School Leaders Chapter 10 Sources

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