Standards-Based Leadership

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An important component of the successful implementation of school leadership is decision making based on standards that are grounded in research and best practice. Standards-Based Leadership: A Case Study Book for the Assistant Principalship outlines a structure for learning and growth that connects theory with practice, whether the assistant principal is already on the job or enrolled in a preparation program.
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Provides a framework for principals in employing strategies that will help with student achievement…The authors have succeeded in giving readers an opportunity to connect theory with practice.
Elaine L. Wilmore
Harris and Lowery's new book makes a much needed addition to the field of principal preparation and development. In readable style, they present case studies which target national standards for these areas. Read, learn, and benefit!!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781578860418
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/28/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 150
  • Product dimensions: 0.35 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 6.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Sandra Harris is an educator with experience in K-12 public and private schools. She is currently assistant professor in the Department of Secondary Education and Educational Leadership at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. Sandra Lowery is a former public school superintendent. She is currently a full professor and chair of the Department of Secondary Education and Educational Leadership at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas.

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Table of Contents

1 The Role of the Assistant Principal 2 The Value of a Vision 3 Culture Clashes 4 Managing Can Be Maddening! 5 Collaboration or Conflagration? 6 Ethical Dilemmas Are Difficult 7 School Politics or School Problems? 8 Appendix A: Standards for Advanced Programs in Educational Leadership for Principals: Standards for School Building Leadership 9 Standards for School Leaders: Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortioum Standards 10 Texas Principal Standards 11 Codes of Ethics 12 Index 13 About the Authors

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