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 principalas 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.Richard D. Kellough taught public school for 11 years, including three years as a grades 7a12 teacher-principal, followed by 34 years of university teaching. ... ( 2008), Teaching Young Adolescents: A Guide to Methods and Resources, 5th ed.
|Title||:||Understanding the Role of Today's School Principal|
|Author||:||Richard D. Kellough, Phillys Hill|
|Publisher||:||Rowman & Littlefield - 2014-12-26|