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Developing Rural School Leaders

Building Capacity through Transformative Leadership Coaching, 1st Edition

By Hans W. Klar, Kristin Shawn Huggins

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192 pages | 8 B/W Illus.

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Description

Developing Rural School Leaders combines a focus on rural education and school leadership development to illustrate how the teaching and learning conditions in rural schools can be enhanced through transformative leadership coaching. By unpacking literature related to rural school leadership development and using case studies to authentically illustrate the complexities involved in rural school leadership development , this book explores how leaders can develop their abilities to increase data-informed instructional decision making, create a culture that supports teaching and learning, and develop other leaders. Ultimately, this important book concludes with an exploration of the opportunities and challenges of developing rural school leaders.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Sally J. Zepeda

Preface

Acknowledgements

List of Tables and Figures

Part I. A Review of the Literature on Aspects of Rural School Leadership Development

Chapter 1. What is the rural school leadership context?

Chapter 2. What should rural school leaders be developed to do?

Chapter 3 How can rural school leaders be developed?

Chapter 4 What is an effective model for developing rural school leaders?

Part II: Case Studies of Rural School Leadership Development

Chapter 5. Learning to Increase Data-Informed Instructional Decisions

Chapter 6. Learning to Improve the Culture of Teaching and Learning to Increase Teacher Leadership

Chapter 7. Learning to Develop Other Leaders

Chapter 8 What are the opportunities for and challenges of developing rural school leaders through transformational leadership coaching?

Appendix A. LLC Participants

Appendix B. LLC Protocol for School Visits

Appendix C. LLC Coaching Protocol

Appendix D. LLC Debriefing Protocol

Appendix E. LLC Action Research Cycle Background Information

Appendix F. LLC Action Research Template

Appendix G. LLC Progress Update Protocol

Appendix H. LLC Leader Interview Protocol

Appendix I. LLC Coach Interview Protocol

About the Authors

Hans W. Klar is Associate Professor and Assistant Department Chair of Educational and Organizational Leadership Development at Clemson University, USA.

Kristin Shawn Huggins isAssociate Professor of Educational LeadershipatWashington State University, USA.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General