ERIC Number: ED245344
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Apr
Reference Count: 0
The Arkansas School Superintendent--1983. Research Bulletin.
Sales, M. Vance; Taylor, Joseph C.
The 267 Arkansas school superintendents who responded to a questionnaire mailed to them in 1982 provided the data for this study. Statistical information on the superintendents includes the following: age, sex, and community background; professional experience; entry into public education; classroom teaching experience; age of entry into administration or supervision; nature of first administrative or supervisory position; positions held in education; noneducational posts; age of entry into the superintendency; length of service; position held prior to present appointment; enrollment patterns; salaries; mobility; and contract terms. Information relating to the superintendents' professional preparation includes professional degrees earned, time devoted to graduate study, major fields of study, cost incurred for graduate study, financial assistance, appraisal of graduate preparation, and major strengths of graduate studies in educational administration. Information is also provided on the superintendents' work schedule, issues and challenges, effectiveness enhancement, leadership image, membership in professional organizations, and future plans. Statistics are summarized in 66 tables. The original questionnaire is included in an appendix. (FWR)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Tests/Questionnaires; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Arkansas State Univ., State University. Coll. of Education.
Note: The questionnaire is marginally legible.