ISBN-10:
0205499295
ISBN-13:
9780205499298
Pub. Date:
04/06/2007
Publisher:
Pearson
Human Resource Leadership for Effective Schools / Edition 5

Human Resource Leadership for Effective Schools / Edition 5

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ISBN-13: 9780205499298
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 04/06/2007
Series: Pearson Custom Education Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 290,311
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter One

Human Resources Leadership and Effective Schools

Plan of the Book

Human Resources Leaders

Model of Student Learning

Organizational Effectiveness

School-Based Management

No Child Left Behind

Summary

Online Resources

References

Chapter Two

Planning for Staffing Needs

Plan of the Chapter

Recruiting Teachers

Projecting School Enrollments

Cohort Survival Method

Projecting First-Grade Enrollment

Retention Ratios

Determining Staff Allocations

Model of the Selection Process

Preparing a Job Description

Essential Functions

Changing Expectations

Identifying Selection Criteria

Summary

Suggested Activities

Online Resources

Case Studies

Case No. 1

Case No. 2

References

Chapter Three

Evaluating and Selecting Applicants

Plan of the Chapter

Sources of Information about Applicants

Application Form

Licensure and Certification

Transcripts

References

Test Scores

Background Checks

Highly Qualified

Interviewing for Selection

Validity

Reliability

Perceiver Interview

Rating the Applicant

Transfer Policies and Student Learning

Equity in Transfer Practices

Summary

Suggested Activities

Online Resources

Case Studies

Case No. 1

Case No. 2

Case No. 3

Case No. 4

Case No. 5

References

Chapter Four

Selecting Administrative and Support Personnel

Plan of the Chapter

Selection Procedures

Announcing the Vacancy

Screening the Applicants

Interviewing and Checking References

Announcing Decisions

Use of Tests for Selection of Administrators

Written Tests

Assessment Centers

Selection of Principals and Assistant Principals

Accountability

Selection of Assistant Principals

Skills of Effective Leaders

Women in Administration

Mentors Helping Women

Gender and Leadership Style

Selecting Other Support Personnel

School Social Workers

School Psychologists

Guidance Counselors

Library/Media Specialists

Instructional Aides

Substitute Teachers

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants

Summary

Suggested Activities

Online Resources

Case Studies

Case No. 1

References

Chapter Five

Motivation of Personnel

Plan of the Chapter

Nature of Work Motivation

Theories of Motivation

Job Satisfaction in Teaching

Career Anchors and Teacher Satisfaction

Sources of Dissatisfaction in Teaching

Job Satisfaction and Teacher Turnover

Organizational Correlates of Attrition

Demographic Correlates of Attrition

Summary

Suggested Activities

Online Resources

Case Studies

Case No. 1

Case No. 2

References

Chapter Six

Induction

Plan of the Chapter

From Student to Teacher

The New Teacher

Purposes and Types of Induction

Orientation Programs

Performance Improvement Programs

State-Mandated Induction Programs

Mentors for Beginning Teachers

Mentoring Minority Teachers

Starting a Mentoring Program

Administrative Leadership for Induction

Recommendations for Principals

Induction for Administrators

Learning about Leadership

Summary

Suggested Activities

Online Resources

Case Studies

Case No. 1

Case No. 2

References

Chapter Seven

Professional Development for Educational Personnel

Plan of the Chapter

Functions of Professional Development

Characteristics of Effective Professional Development

Congruence and Ease of Adoption

Planning for Professional Development

Centralized versus Decentralized Programs

Design of the Program

Evaluation and Follow-up

Professional Development for Administrators and Support Personnel

Summary

Online Resources

Case Studies

Case No. 1

Case No. 2

References

Chapter Eight

Evaluating Employee Performance

Plan of the Chapter

Purposes of Performance Evaluation

Models of Teacher Evaluation

Remediation Model

Goal-Setting Model

Portfolio Model

Student Achievement Model

Peer Assistance and Review Model

Characteristics of Successful Evaluation Programs

Evaluating Evaluation Systems

Conducting Classroom Observations

State-Mandated Evaluation Systems

Evaluation of Principals

Legal Considerations in Personnel Evaluation

Summary

Suggested Activities

Online Resources

Case Studies

Case No. 1

Case No. 2

References

Chapter Nine

Compensation and Rewards

Plan of the Chapter

Sound Compensation Plans

Reasons for Low Salaries

Salary Equity

Fringe Benefits

Single Salary Schedules

Forms of Incentive Pay

Pay-for-Performance

Alternative Pay Plans

Containing Costs

Administrators’ Salaries

Constructing a Salary Schedule

Summary

Suggested Activities

Online Resources

Case Studies

Case No. 1

Case No. 2

References

Chapter Ten

Creating Productive Work Environments

Plan of the Chapter

Psychological Success and Work Environments

Qualities of Productive Work Environments

Clear Mission

Supportive Administrative Leadership

Professional Culture

Using Talents and Skills

Comfortable Facilities

Adequate Time

Materials and Equipment

Teacher Stress and Burnout

Types of Stress

Factors in Burnout

Teacher Absenteeism

Loss of Learning

Summary

Suggested Activities

Online Resources

Case Studies

Case No. 1

Case No. 2

References

Chapter Eleven

Legal Issues in Human Resources

Plan of the chapter

State Legislation and School Boards

Antidiscrimination Legislation

Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978

Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 and Older Workers

Benefit Protection Act of 1990

Equal Pay Act of 1963

Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993

Other Legislation

Constitutional Protections for Employees

Defending Personnel Practices

Establishing a Defense

Sexual Harassment

Affirmative Action and Reverse Discrimination

Summary

Suggested Activities

Online Resources

Case Studies

Case No. 1

Case No. 2

Case No. 3

References

Chapter Twelve

Collective Bargaining in Schools

Plan of the Chapter

Public Sector Bargaining

Scope of Bargaining

Teacher Evaluation

Transfer and Reassignment

Class Size/Preparations

Extra Duty

Reduction in Force

Working Conditions

Safety and Security

Recent Developments in Collective Bargaining

New Forms of Collective Bargaining

Bargaining Stages

Resolving Impasses

Impact of Collective Bargaining on Schools

Teachers’ Salaries

Student Learning

Work of Principals

Summary

Suggested Activities

Online Resources

Case Studies

Case No. 1

Case No. 2

References

Chapter Thirteen

Managing Conflict in Schools

Plan of the Chapter

Nature of Conflict in Organizations

Methods of Resolving Conflict

Mediation

Arbitration

Ombudsmen

Managing Conflict through the Grievance Process

Contract Interpretation

Arbitration of Work Rules

Deciding Which Rule Applies

Grievances on Evaluation

Negative Norm Setters

Other Issues in Arbitration

Arbitrability

Timeliness

Questions of Law

Past Practice

Effects of Arbitration on the District

Summary

Suggested Activities

Online Resources

Case Studies

Case No. 1

Case No. 2

Case No. 3

References

Chapter Fourteen

Termination and Reduction in Force

Plan of the Chapter

Carrying out a Reduction-in-Force

Reviewing Alternatives

Staffing Adjustments Required

Reductions in Workforce and Employees’ Rights

Dealing with Employee Misconduct

Types of Offenses

Levels of Discipline

Dismissal and Nonrenewal

Immoral or Unprofessional Behavior

Insubordination

Documenting Unsatisfactory Performance

Rights of Dismissed Teachers

Summary

Suggested Activities

Online Resources

Case Studies

Case No. 1

Case No. 2

References

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