Four Dimensions of Principal Leadership A Framework for Leading 21st Century Schools

ISBN-10: 0131126865
ISBN-13: 9780131126862
Edition: 2010
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Book details

List price: $72.80
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 2/27/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Reginald Leon Greenis Professor of Educational Leadership at the University of Memphis where he teaches courses with a focus on instructional leadership and participatory governance and change. He received the Ed. D. in Educational Administration and Supervision from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He served at the teacher, principal, deputy superintendent, and superintendent levels of K-12 education. Dr. Green is the author ofTeaching in the Inner City and Liking ItandPracticing the Art of Leadership: A Problem-Based Approach to Implementing the ISLLC Standards(Pearson Education, 2008), as well as a number of articles on contemporary educational issues such as educational restructuring, primary grade restructuring, and gang violence.

Preface
Introduction
Establishing a Foundation for Leadership in Schools
Preparing Leaders for 21st-Century Schools
Introduction
21st-Century School Leadership Defined
Standards, Competencies, and Accountability Measures
The Competencies
Styles of Leadership for 21st-Century Schools
Accountability Measures
Making the Connection: The Remaining Chapters
Implications for Leadership
Reflective Practice
Chapter Essentials
References
Dimension 1: Understanding Self and Others
Leading with an Understanding of Self
Introduction
The Value of Understanding Self
Observing the Effects of Leader Behavior
Scenario: The Leadership Behavior of Principal Carter
Benefits from Acquiring an Understanding of Self
Outcome from Acquiring an Understanding of Self
Implications for Leadership
Reflective Practice
Chapter Essentials
References
Leading with an Understanding of Others
Introduction
Developing an Understanding of Others
The Benefit of Understanding Others
Implications for Leadership
Reflective Practice
Chapter Essentials
References
Dimension 2: Understanding the Complexity of Organizational Life
The Social Interaction in Schools
Introduction
Organizations Defined
Scenario: Harpo Allen Middle School
Elements Contributing to the Complexity of Organizational Life
Implications for Leadership
Reflective Practice
Chapter Essentials
References
Perspectives on School Structure: Chaos or Efficiency
Introduction
Organizational Structure Defined
The Different Types of Structure
Structural Configurations for the 21st-Century Schoolhouse
Scenario: Superintendent Chooses First Year Principal to Lead Fresh Start School
Implications for Leadership
Reflective Practice
Chapter Essentials
References
The Principal's Role in Establishing and Retaining a Quality Teaching Faculty
Introduction
Teacher Recruitment, Selection, Induction, and Placement
Instructional Supervision
A Mentoring Program for Teachers
Professional Development and Career Advancement
Implications for Leadership
Reflective Practice
Chapter Essentials
References
Dimension 3: Building Bridges Through Relationships
Developing Relationships for Effective Leadership in Schools
Introduction
Relationships Defined
The Importance of Establishing Positive Relationships in Schools
Types of Relationships Needed to Foster Goal Attainment
Approaches to Building Effective School Relationships
Benefits Derived from Establishing Effective Relationships
Implications for Leadership
Reflective Practice
Chapter Essentials
References
Dimension 4: Engaging in Leadership Best Practices
Utilizing Leadership Practices for Educational Renewal
Introduction
Understanding Best Practices
The Thirteen Core Competencies and Related Best Practices
Putting Best Practices into Action
Implications for Leadership
Reflective Practice
Chapter Essentials
References
Putting Instructional Leadership into Practice: A Model for Instructional Improvement
Introduction
Setting the Stage for Change
Creating and Communicating the Vision
Identification of the Discrepancy
Selecting the Program Strategy
Assessing the School's Capacity for Change
Building the Capacity for Change
Implementing the Identified Change
The Evaluation Phase
Implications for Leadership
Reflective Practice
Chapter Essentials
References
Concluding Thoughts
Relating Phases of Instructional Change to the 13 Core Competencies
Suggested Readings
Roles and Responsibilities of the Principal
The Key Elements of Impacting Schools
Twelve Educational Postulates: An Agenda for 21st-Century Educational Leaders

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