ERIC Number: ED022809
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Reference Count: 0
Urban School Principalship in Crisis: A Case Study.
London, Nathaniel J.; Perlswig, Ellis
A series of educational seminars was held in New Haven, Connecticut by a group of two psychiatrists and eight principals. These meetings were organized following a community crisis over racial balancing of the public schools. It was felt that an inter-professional collaboration would be a fruitful means of finding educational solutions to psychological problems in the school setting. Described are the crisis in New Haven, and the organization, process, and nature of the co-professional meetings. Specific problems faced by urban principals are presented in a case study of the principalship: the administrative problems, decentralization and isolation, power and autonomy, professionalism, and professional role. Also discussed are the concept of limited goals for professional educators, their action orientation, and their knowledge of child development. (NH)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New Haven Principals Club, CT.; New Haven Principals Club, CT. New Haven-Middlesex Chapter.; American Psychiatric Association, Hartford, CT.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Connecticut; Connecticut (New Haven)