2nd Edition

Introduction to Educational Administration
Standards, Theories, and Practice

ISBN 9781596671195
Published March 20, 2009 by Routledge
336 Pages

USD $160.00

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Book Description

Organized around the ISLLC standards, this text introduces students to the concepts and theories of educational leadership. The new edition adds coverage of such topics as data usage, ethics, innovative hiring practices, and student discipline. Appearing in the second edition are chapter-ending sections called “Point-Counterpoint” which prompt readers to examine their own beliefs regarding the material presented in the chapter and its application to work in our schools.

Table of Contents

About the Author
Standard One
1. Leading in the Contemporary School Setting
2. Leading Others Through a Common Purpose
Standard Two
3. Nurturing the Instructional Program
4. Extending the Curriculum Beyond the School Day
5. Sustaining a Culture of Growth
Standard Three
6. Balancing Management and Leadership
7. Managing Human Resources
Standard Four
8. Making Decisions in the Educational Arena
9. Sustaining Partnerships With parents and the Larger Community
Standard Five
10. Understanding the Evolution of Public School’s Purpose
Standard Six
11. Governance of Schools in a Legal and Political Environment
12. Analyzing and Reporting Educational Data
APPENDIX: Educational Leadership Standards and Successful Practices of School Principals

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