Finding, Preparing, and Supporting School Leaders Critical Issues, Useful Solutions

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-12-16
  • Publisher: R&L Education

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With dwindling funds and resources, tougher state and federal standards, and fatigue from more regulations and testing, many school administrators are giving up or crashing and leaving their posts. This book examines the process of preparing, encouraging, and retaining quality leaders at the school and district levels.

Author Biography

Sharon Conley, PhD, is professor of education in the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education at University of California, Santa Barbara. Bruce S. Cooper, PhD, is professor of educational leadership and policy at Fordham University Graduate School of Education in New York City. Conley and Copper are also the editors of Keeping and Improving Today's School Leaders: Retaining and Sustaining the Best.

Table of Contents

From Administrator Recruiting to Retentionp. 1
Teaching and Preparing School Leadersp. 11
Teaching Principals to Be Master Teachers, Againp. 41
Midcareer Teachers and Principalsp. 65
New Principal Isolation and Efficacyp. 89
Assistant Superintendents Moving to the Superintendencyp. 113
Superintendent Leadershipp. 137
Epilogue: Thoughts for the Futurep. 155
About the Contributorsp. 161
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