The Portable Mentor: A Resource Guide for Entry-Year Principals and Mentors

The Portable Mentor: A Resource Guide for Entry-Year Principals and Mentors

by Frederick A. Lindley

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781452294490
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 09/17/2008
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Frederick A. Lindley is an adjunct instructor at the University of Dayton. He has worked in higher education for the past seven years, following a 36-year career in Ohio public schools, with 34 years as a school principal. During the past five years, Lindley has served as the coordinator of the Southwest Region of the Ohio Department of Education "Entry-Year Principal" project. This project entails mentoring new principals while guiding them toward the completion of performance-based portfolios that comply with the ISLLC standards. Lindley also serves as the project’s chief writer of curriculum for training principal mentors. Additionally, Lindley is a writer and Web designer for the distance learning Principal Licensure program at the University of Dayton. He received his doctorate from Miami University of Ohio.

 

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Part I. Defining the Job
1. Which Way Is North?
2. How Do You Organize the Contents of Your Garage?
3. Will These Six Standards Work for You?
Recommended Readings Related to "Defining the Job"
Part II. Doing the Job
4. An Overview of Tasks Entry-Year Principals Need to Accomplish
5. Tasks to Be Accomplished Before the School Year Begins (July-August)
6. Tasks to Accomplished as the School Year Begins (The First Day of School)
7. Tasks to Be Accomplished as the School Year Progresses (Each Week)
8. Tasks to Be Accomplished as the School Year Progresses (Each Month)
9. Tasks to Be Accomplished as the School Year Progresses (September)
10. Tasks to Be Accomplished as the School Year Progresses (October)
11. Tasks to Be Accomplished as the School Year Progresses (November)
12. Tasks to Be Accomplished as the School Year Progresses (December)
13. Tasks to Be Accomplished as the School Year Progresses (January)
14. Tasks to Be Accomplished as the School Year Progresses (February)
15. Tasks to Be Accomplished as the School Year Progresses (March)
16. Tasks to Be Accomplished as the School Year Progresses (April)
17. Tasks to Be Accomplished as the School Year Progresses (May)
18. Tasks to Be Accomplished as the School Year Progresses (June)
19. Tasks to Be Accomplished for the Next School Year (July-August)
Recommended Readings Related to "Doing the Job"
Part III. Deciphering the Job
20. Fred's Handy-Dandy "A to Z" List of Tips for the Entry-Year Principal
21. Things Momma Never Told Me About Working With People
22. Communication Skills That People Talk About, but...
Recommended Readings Related to "Deciphering the Job"
Part IV. Mentoring the Mentor
23. Determine Expectations
24. Build and Maintain the Mentoring Relationship
25. Help Your Mentee Survive on the Job
26. Help Your Mentee Improve on the Job
27. Promote Your Mentee's Professional Growth Through ISLLC-Based Scenarios
28. Help Your Mentee Prepare to Document Her or His Leadership
Recommended Readings Related to "Mentoring the Mentor"
References
Index

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