ERIC Number: ED331131
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Proficiencies for Principals. Elementary & Middle Schools. Revised.
National Association of Elementary School Principals, Alexandria, VA.
Recognizing the principal's role as the single most important factor in determining school effectiveness in the crucial early years of children's education, this document discusses four prerequisites for success as a school leader and thoroughly outlines elements of proficiency in the principalship. Specific leadership capabilities and characteristics related to leadership behavior, communication skills, and group processes are described; specific supervisory proficiencies related to curriculum, instruction, performance, and evaluation are detailed; and administrative or management proficiences in the organizational, fiscal, and political aspects of educational management are outlined. Appended are a self-evaluation tool designed to help principals assess and reflect on their current standing within each proficiency area previously cited and a six-step professional growth plan. (CLA)
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Administrator Evaluation, Administrator Qualifications, Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, Elementary Education, Evaluation Criteria, Instructional Leadership, Leadership Responsibility, Management Development, Middle School Students, Middle Schools, Prerequisites, Principals, Professional Development, Self Evaluation (Individuals)
Publication Sales, National Association of Elementary School Principals, 1615 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 ($19.95 plus $2.50 postage and handling).
Publication Type: Guides - General; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of Elementary School Principals, Alexandria, VA.
Note: For a related document, see ED 272 972.