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Qualities of Effective Principals

Qualities of Effective Principals

by James Stronge
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ISBN-13: 9781416607441
Publisher: Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development
Publication date: 11/01/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 250
Sales rank: 669,459
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction xi

Part 1 What It Means to Be an Effective Principal 1

Chapter 1 Instructional Leadership: Supporting Best Practice 3

Chapter 2 School Climate: The Heart of the School 16

Chapter 3 Human Resource Administration: Selecting, Supporting, and Retaining Quality Teachers and Staff 35

Chapter 4 Teacher Evaluation: Assessing Instructional Quality 65

Chapter 5 Organizational Management: Building a Foundation for Teaching and Learning 88

Chapter 6 Communication and Community Relations: Working with Internal and External Constituencies 110

Chapter 7 Professionalism and the Principal: Making a Contribution to the Educational Community 123

Chapter 8 The Ultimate Challenge: The Principal's Role in Student Achievement 138

Part 2 Principal Effectiveness: Tools You Can Use 147

Section I Principal Skills Assessment Checklists 151

Section II Principal Quality Indicators and Red Flags 163

Section III Annotated Bibliography 181

References 227

Index 245

About the Authors 249

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