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Bagwell, Jack L. – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this article is to explore the leadership practice of two urban elementary school principals through a distributed leadership framework. Methods: The study employed an ethnographic case study and data were collected through semistructured interviews and observations. A case study for each principal was created, followed by…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, Principals, Case Studies, Leadership Styles
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Ojeda, Alejandro Gonzalez; Marshall, James M.; Fisher, Douglas – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2019
In 2013, the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) approved the implementation of a performance assessment for all preliminary services credential candidates. The result is what is now known as the California Administrator Performance Assessment (CalAPA). Consisting of three sub-assessments, prospective administrators will need to…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Administrator Evaluation, Principals, Workshops
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Van Vooren, Carol – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2018
This study highlights the high rates of attrition among school leaders that result from increased demands on school principals. This article reports on a unique university and school district partnership that worked together in action-based, community-engaged research to address the time allocation and tasks in the daily life of principals. The…
Descriptors: Principals, Elementary Schools, Occupational Mobility, College School Cooperation
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Celoria, Davide – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2016
This article is intended to spark dialogue and debate related to the preparation of inclusive social justice education leaders in a time of colorblindness. Drawing attention to the reductionist construction of the professional standards for educational leaders when it comes to preparing educational leaders who are ready to address and eliminate…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Administrator Education, Administrator Responsibility, Principals
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Brown, Kathleen M. – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2016
North Carolina's Race to the Top (RttT) grant earmarked approximately $17.5 million to "increase the number of principals qualified to lead transformational change in low-performing schools in both rural and urban areas" (NCDPI, 2010, p.10). To accomplish this, the state established three Regional Leadership Academies (RLAs)…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Federal Aid, Federal Programs
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Whitenack, David – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2015
This paper highlights the importance of school principals in English Learners' academic achievement in the age of the Common Core State Standards. Revising the curriculum of administrator preparation programs to include a greater emphasis on curriculum and instruction is one approach to enhancing principal leadership for English Leaners. Another…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Role, English (Second Language), Academic Achievement
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Dailey, Ardella – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2015
The central assumption of this paper is that the use of autoethnography is the best approach to obtain a deeper understanding of the political context, organizational culture, and complex dynamics of a person's lived experience in a leadership position. The central narrative follows the accounts documented through systematic journaling, and…
Descriptors: African Americans, Superintendents, Reflection, Ethnography
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Dunlap, Jody; Li, Jinyi; Kladifko, Robert – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2015
Purpose: With the increasing need for well-­-prepared and leading practitioners in the field of education as well as the renewed efforts to further distinguish the EdD from the PhD in higher education in recent years, the curriculum of EdD programs nationwide has been questioned and criticized for its disconnection from the needs of leading…
Descriptors: Leadership Effectiveness, Minimum Competencies, School Effectiveness, Relevance (Education)
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Kearney, W. Sean; Valadez, Albert – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2015
This paper presents a newly implemented model of principal preparation at a public university in the southwestern United States. The authors begin by identifying a number of innovative practices currently being carried out within educational administration programs across the United States. Informed by the context of these national models, the…
Descriptors: Principals, School Districts, College School Cooperation, Curriculum Design
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Marcos, Teri A.; Loose, William V. – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2015
This report, the second in a series, provides comparative empirical data on current state and national university trends around the thematic strategies and constructs ten fully online Educational Leadership programs engage within their innovative designs. Our 2014 iPrincipals report provided information on how one California University…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Leadership Training, Educational Administration, Educational Innovation
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Kladifko, Robert E. – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2013
School leaders must have knowledge and understanding of the various external and internal entities in their school community. Partnerships, with a focus on communication and interaction with diverse community leaders and professionals, are essential for school success. In this article, the author discusses successful practical experiences and…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, School Community Relationship, Community Involvement, Principals
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Woods, R. Sandie; Hauser, Linda – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2013
School leaders must design and lead equitable learning environments for all children, and administration preparation programs must build entry-level administrator capacity to do so. This article describes a study examining social justice/critical consciousness curriculum (intended, implemented, assessed) and instructor demographic characteristics…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Instructional Leadership, Administrator Education, Principals
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Ward, Cheryl James – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2013
In the following study, the researcher, an experienced leadership coach and former principal, observed the leadership practices of a first-year principal over the course of one year as student achievement at his school increased dramatically. Employing participant observation, document analysis, interviewing, and administration of a teacher…
Descriptors: Principals, School Administration, Instructional Leadership, Achievement Gains
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Browne-Ferrigno, Tricia; Muth, Rodney – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2008
Two significant problems attend principal preparation today: the quality and experience of candidates for preparation and the "y'all come" attitude of programs driven by demands for enrollments. These issues are abetted by a long history of non-selective practices in accepting candidates into preparation programs and the distinct lack of…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Effectiveness, Administrator Education, Admission Criteria
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Streshly, William A.; Gray, Susan Penny – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2008
This discussion focuses on a research project designed to identify critical leadership behaviors and characteristics of very successful elementary school principals. The project which ultimately became a book published jointly by the National Association of Elementary School Principals and Corwin Press used research methodology inspired by…
Descriptors: Principals, Elementary Schools, Administrator Role, Instructional Leadership
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