9780761931683

The Superintendent as CEO: Standards-Based Performance

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    9780761931683

  • ISBN10:

    0761931686

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-08-07
  • Publisher: Corwin Pr
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Summary

The first of its kind, this unique text identifies the knowledge needed by current and aspiring school district CEOs to become high performers.

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
1. New Directions for CEO Superintendent Preparation
Educational Administration Commission Reports and Recommendations Reform
Professional Associations and Reform of Educational Administration Programs
Educating Diverse Students
Standards-Based Professional Preparation and Licensure
Characteristics of Superintendent Preparation Programs
Leadership for Learning: Re-Centering Leaders and Preparation Programs
Discussion
2. Organizational Culture
Standard 1. Strategic Leadership and District Culture
Theoretical Framework for Strategic Leadership and District Culture
Applying the Eight Indicators to the Case Study
Discussing the Case
3. The Politics of School Governance
Standard 2. Policy and Governance
Theoretical Framework for District Policy and Governance
Applying the Four Indicators in the Case Study
Discussing the Case
4. Communications and Community Relations
The Greenwood School District
Standard 3. Communications and Community Relations
Questions Concerning the Case
Solving the Case Study
5. Management of the Organization, Operations, and Resources
Standard 4. Leadership and Organizational Management and School Finance
Theoretical Framework for Management of the Organization, Operation, and Resources
Applying the Four Indicators in the Case Study
Discussing the Case
Group or Individual Activity
The Case of the Optimistic Budget Projections
Solving the Problem
6. The Technical Core of Curriculum Planning and Development
Development
Standard 5. Leadership and the Technical Core of Curriculum Planning and Development
Theoretical Framework for the Technical Core of Curriculum Planning and Development
Applying the Eight Indicators in the Case Study
Discussing the Case-Face-to-face or Online
7. Instructional Management
The Kentucky Educational Reform Act
Standard 6. Instructional Management
Theoretical Framework for Leadership and Instructional Management
Principals as Instructional and Transformational Leaders
Teachers as Instructional Leaders
Superintendents as Instructional and Transformational Leaders
Professional Development
Need Theories of Motivation
Extrinsic and Intrinsic Motivation Theories That Enhance Student Learning
Goal Theories and Motivation
School Size
Class Size
Annual Instructional Time
Stages of Physical Development
Personal, Social and Emotional Development of Children
Cognitive and Linguistic Development of Children
Cognitive Styles
Learning Styles
Conclusion
Applying the Twelve Indicators to the Case Study
Discussing the Case
8. Human Resources Management
Standard 7. Staff Evaluation and Personnel Management
Theoretical Framework for Superintendent Leadership and Human Resource Development
Apply the Four Indicators in the Case Study
Discussing the Case-Face-to-face or Online
9. Values and Ethics
Standard 8. Values and Ethics of Leadership
Theoretical Framework for Values and Ethics of Leadership
Summary
Solving the Problem
Discussion Questions
Suggested Activities
10. Leadership Performance Evaluation
Case Study
Caveats in Performance Evaluation
Research and Superintendent Standards
Program Outcome Effectiveness
School Board Evaluation of Superintendents
Assessment Centers
The Management Profile
The Superintendent Executive Assessment Model (SEAM)
Conclusion
Epilogue
References

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