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Beginning the Principalship A Practical Guide for New School Leaders

ISBN-10: 0761976728

ISBN-13: 9780761976721

Edition: 2nd 2001 (Revised)

Authors: John C. Daresh

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This edition shows how the school principal can successfully survive the first year on the job and begin to serve as a strong and effective leader. Presented in a workbook style, it allows principals to document their expectations, progress and goals.
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 1/26/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 152
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

John C. Daresh is professor of educational leadership at the University of Texas at El Paso. Over the years, he has held faculty or administrative appointments at the University of Cincinnati, The Ohio State University, the University of Northern Colorado, and Illinois State University. He has also worked as a consultant on high school reform and administrator professional development for universities, state departments of education, national and state professional associations, and individual schools and districts across the United States, and also in Barbados, Canada, France, Holland, Israel, Turkey, South Africa, and Taiwan. By far, the bulk of Daresh's international service has been in the United Kingdom where he served an advisor and trainer for the School Management Task Force that developed and promoted support programs for beginning headteachers, the National College for School Leadership, the Welsh Office of Education, the North West Network for Diploma Development in Cheshire, Manchester Metropolitan University, the University of Lincoln, the University of Hull, CREATE Consultancies, and literally dozens of Local Education Authorities and individual schools across England and Wales.Daresh recently completed three years of service as the lead consultant on principal mentoring programs for the Chicago Public Schools as that megadistrict was faced with the challenge of bringing in mostly inexperienced principals to serve in nearly of the school system's elementary and high schools.

Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction
Why This Book Is Important
A Framework for Understanding the Beginning Principalship
Technical and Managerial Skills
A Personal Leadership Checklist
Expectations for Technical and Managerial Skills
Learning to Lead by Assisting
Socialization
Others' Expectations
Learning Your School's Culture
Self-Awareness
Reviewing Personal Values
Being a "Boss"
Building a Personal Timeline for Learning and Development
Building a Support System
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