Though traditionally responsible for school operations, assistant principals increasingly find themselves expected to provide academic leadership as students face a growing emphasis on academic performance. This timely book helps current and aspiring assistant principals implement best practices for their evolving roles, providing the knowledge and skills required to succeed in their schools. Coverage includes:
"The scope and complexity of an administrative position is one of the greatest challenges that an aspiring assistant principal faces. This book provides a foundational framework for all potential assistant principals… I would buy this book and use it as a reference for helping teachers transition to entry level administration, as well as use it in the university setting."
--Mike Andersen, Principal, Barry Goldwater High School, USA
"As the academic and social expectations of the principal change, the role of the assistant principal in regards to required knowledge, skills, and instructional leadership has changed… This book would be valuable in an Introduction to Leadership class, and I would recommend it to current and aspiring administrators."
-- Debbie Brockett, Principal, Las Vegas High School, USA
Chapter 1---The Assistant School Principal: Bringing This Leadership Position to Life!
Chapter 2---Competency-Based Leadership: Improving the Role of Assistant Principal by Focusing on the Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies Required by the Position
Chapter 3--- The Assistant Principal as a Student Advocate
Chapter 4---The Assistant Principal as a Learning Leader
Chapter 5---Student Personnel Services: It’s Your Leadership That Counts
Chapter 6---A Resource File of Tasks, Competencies, and Indicators of Competencies for the Position of Assistant Principal: Perfecting the Leadership Position