ERIC Number: ED029354
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
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The Intermediate Schools. Organization and Administration. Part V.
Kindred, Leslie W.; And Others
Six chapters of a compendium consider major aspects of intermediate school operation. Chapter 17, "Organizational Structures," discusses the nature of organization, indicates the importance of an understanding of organization in establishing intermediate schools as an integral part of an educational program for youth, and explores the administrative aspects of organization. Chapter 18, "Administrative Services," discusses the principal's leadership role and administrative tasks as well as the roles of the administrative team and other staff members who perform administrative functions. Chapter 19, "Staff Personnel Practices," suggests guidelines for acceptable personnel practices that should strengthen staffing and provide optimum working conditions. Chapter 20, "School Plant Designs," discusses desirable physical components of intermediate schools. Chapter 21, "Relations with the Community" considers basic aspects of the communication process, the nature and purpose of sound school-community relations, roles of staff personnel and lay citizens, and procedures for working with organized community groups and the home, especially disadvantaged parents. Chapter 22, "Evaluating the Program," treats the meaning and importance of evaluation and reviews evaluation types, criteria, procedures, and tools. (JK)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Administrators, Disadvantaged Environment, Educational Environment, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Leadership Responsibility, Middle Schools, Organizational Climate, Parent School Relationship, Personnel Policy, Personnel Selection, Principals, Program Evaluation, School Buildings, School Community Relationship, School Organization, Teacher Selection
Prentice-Hall, Inc., Route 9W, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey 07632 (Complete document 531 pages, $7.95).
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Note: Part V (Chapters 17-22) in THE INTERMEDIATE SCHOOLS.