Understanding the Role of Today's School Principal

Understanding the Role of Today's School Principal

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The second edition of this handbook is an easily understood desk companion for new school principals and aspiring school leaders. The common-sense approach of the handbook guides new administrators through daily routines and challenges. In-service and university professionals, who provide coursework that includes a multi-topic overview of the principalship, will also find a condensed representation of many facets of school leadership. The broad range of subjects includes important understandings and mindsets for effective school leadership. Information regarding the principala€™s responsibilities, instructional leadership, managing student behavior, school safety, and connecting with external community stakeholders provides readers with essential tips for success. The format and scope of the book balance research-based materials and practical advice so that readers can quickly locate reliable and relevant information. The authors, Richard D. Kellough, and Phillys Hill, are experienced teachers and administrators. This updated and revised edition includes new information regarding school safety, professional learning communities, shared leadership, and tools for field application and reflective practice. This unique resource bridges theoretical learning and sound advice for effective school leadership.While instructional leadership is a priority responsibility for principals, it is also important that principals be able to organize ... Sending out a letter prior to your first meeting with the staff allows you an opportunity to introduce yourself, sharing anbsp;...

Title:Understanding the Role of Today's School Principal
Author:Richard D. Kellough, Phillys Hill
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield - 2014-12-26


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