Six Steps to Preparing Exemplary Principals and Superintendents is the first book to inspire and guide professors and program administrator's proven ways to prepare exemplary principals and superintendents for schools. The authors review issues surrounding extreme criticism of leadership education and counter with positive new research and practices that clearly highlight successful programs that link preparation to on-the-job successes of graduates. The reader will find a step-by-step guide to selecting the best students, creating a pre- and post-assessment of student learning, a well-designed procedure to pretest and assure that all masters degree students actually acquire a strong knowledge base and score well on state licensure exams. The final step provides proven questionnaires to survey graduates of the masters or doctoral programs to gather valuable feedback for constant program improvement and relevance to the real world of schools.Leadership Education at Its Best John Hoyle, Mario S. Torres Jr. ... achievement to improve instruction by (a) distributing leadership throughout each classroom and campus to nurture communities of learners, ... The researchers found that doctoral graduates of six of the top ranked programs (i.e., Harvard, Ohio State, Penn State, Stanford, Teachers ... had retired and programs were drifting away from the more structured coursework and internships relevant to the real world of schools.
|Title||:||Six Steps to Preparing Exemplary Principals and Superintendents|
|Author||:||John Hoyle, Mario S. Torres Jr.|
|Publisher||:||R&L Education - 2010-04-16|