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Piller, Bonnie – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2007
This experiential study examines beliefs of Thai professors in educational leadership programs at six Thailand Rajabhat Universities. The research brings broader understanding of preparing educators for rapid globalization. Emerging from the data are ways of thinking that lead to boundless and multi-dimensional environments that prepare students…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership, College Faculty
Bellamy, G. Thomas; Fulmer, Connie; Muth, Rodney – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2007
Schools, and especially principals, are challenged constantly to improve learning outcomes for students. We advance five ideas that should help principals address these challenges: (a) student learning "plus," (b) school accomplishments, (c) organizational context and depth of repertoire, (d) social and political context, and (e)…
Descriptors: Principals, Instructional Leadership, Outcomes of Education, Context Effect
Muth, Rodney; Bellamy, Thomas; Fulmer, Connie; Murphy, Michael – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2006
An annual-case process that examines principal leadership over the course of a year can provide extensive opportunities for practitioners and professors to collect, examine, and disseminate knowledge in, of, and about practice. Such cases can support professional development and pre-service preparation and become bases for research across multiple…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Principals, Instructional Leadership, Documentation
Dubin, Andrew E. – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2006
"Conversations With Principals: Issues, Values, and Politics," is a unique compilation of interviews with principals at the elementary, middle, and secondary levels. This book allows the readers the unusual opportunity to experience the inner voice of principals as they discuss the many decisions they make and the multitude of people they must…
Descriptors: Speech Communication, Politics, Leadership, Principals
Lalas, Jose W.; Morgan, Ronald D. – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2006
This article examines social justice as a vehicle for equity for all children. It focuses on the training of school leaders who can promote democratic schools and address inequality in K-12 schools. It outlines the needs assessment, consensus building, curriculum, and faculty voice in establishing a doctorate in educational justice. (Contains 1…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Needs Assessment, Educational Change, Social Justice
Fulmer, Connie L. – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2006
This study reports on lessons learned from pre-service principals as they completed the Instructional Leadership Work Sample project and became instructional leaders. Data were collected from 150 participants over a four-semester time period. Teacher partners for the study were recruited from a variety of subject areas and from three…
Descriptors: Work Sample Tests, Instructional Leadership, Principals, Partnerships in Education
Collay, Michelle – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2006
This essay reviews the powerful influence of professional identity in shaping how school leaders perceive their work. I review factors that mold teacher professional identity, implications for educational leadership pedagogy, and supports and barriers for teacher leaders to consider in their quest to more fully enact bold, socially responsible…
Descriptors: Leadership Qualities, Teacher Leadership, Instructional Leadership, Administrator Attitudes
Reilly, Elizabeth C. – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2006
To enter a future that waits to be born, educational leaders must continually assess their own ethical stance as well as that of the organizations they serve. Three frames form a model for examining the ethics of both individual and organization, with internal monologue and engaged conversation as the means for reflection and action.
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Moral Values, Models, Self Evaluation (Individuals)
Lopez, Jose A.; Magdaleno, Kenneth R.; Reis, Noni Mendoza – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2006
Historically, educational administration programs have prepared graduates in a "universal, one-size-fits-all" approach. As the K-12 student population becomes increasingly diverse, this approach is no longer viable since it seldom takes into account the urgency implied by the achievement gap. This article reports on a…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Educational Administration
Storms, Barbara A.; Gonzales, Sarah – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2006
This article outlines the efforts of the California State University, East Bay Department of Educational Leadership to develop, nurture and implement leadership department partnerships with local school districts. This case study reports on how one such partnership developed and the lessons learned from it. Included is a set of partnership…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Instructional Leadership, Partnerships in Education, Case Studies
Basurto, Imelda; Wise, Donald; Unruh, Ronald – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2006
Few studies provide insight into how California principals perceive Proposition 227 and its impact on bilingual education. The findings of a survey distributed to 100 randomly selected California principals with bilingual programs, indicate the law passed by California voters has not changed the perceptions of California principals towards…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Education Programs, Principals, Bilingualism
Kinsey, Gary – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2006
It is imperative that educational administrators continually examine the issues that confront teachers on a day-to-day basis, keeping in mind how they can best assist their faculty in maintaining the focus on their students and the overall instructional process. The issues presented in the following discussion are provided as a sampling of…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Morale, Federal Legislation, Teacher Attitudes
Barbara, Manny; Krovetz, Marty – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2005
This invited paper explores challenges involved in developing an equity agenda that will create school and district cultures that can effectively address issues of race that are reflected by the achievement gap. Based on a presentation at the Fall 2005 CAPEA conference, the authors explore issues that influence how school systems work and do not…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Principals, Racial Discrimination, Equal Education
Garcia, Ray – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2005
This article addresses the failure of sustainability of reform efforts in public school systems by reconceptualizing the perplexing notion of sustainability through a case study to discern the skill sets needed of principals to sustain reforms in urban settings. This study draws on perceptual data gathered from principals in 36 schools in one…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Public Education, Leadership, Principals
Oliver, Ron – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2005
With the advent of recent standards for educational leadership and the increasing complexity of a principal's job, there is a dire need for assistant principals to participate in clearly defined and consistent professional development growth activities. This study examines professional development needs of assistant principals, including their…
Descriptors: Assistant Principals, State Standards, Professional Development, Instructional Leadership
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