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Introduction to Educational Administration

Standards, Theories, and Practice, 2nd Edition

By Douglas Fiore


316 pages

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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.

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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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