ERIC Number: ED342063
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Administrative Needs Assessment in Georgia: Summary, Trends, and State Policy Relationships.
Katz, Malcolm; Kimbrough, Ralph B.
From 1985 through 1989, studies were made annually of the administrative needs of school leaders in Georgia. This document functions as a guide for the Georgia Education Leadership Academy, as it looks ahead to the future of staff development for Georgia's school leaders. In 1985-87 and 1989, superintendents were asked to rate 61 common administrative task areas, according to the level of need in their own school systems. For two of these years, 1987 and 1989, the same information was sought in separate surveys of Georgia's school principals concerning needs of their own schools. Staff development coordinators were surveyed as to the needs of their school systems in 1988. During that same year, a special followup study of superintendents and principals probed more deeply into the 10 highest-ranked needs of superintendents and principals. The results of the study are broken into five sections: (1) Superintendents, Trends in Needs, 1985-1989; (2) Principals, Trends in Needs, 1987 and 1989; (3) State Policy and Administrators' Needs; (4) Relationships Between Needs and Selected Variables: Size/Socioeconomic Status, Cost Per Child, and Region of State; and (5) The 1988 Studies: Special Inquiries as to Administrative Needs as Perceived by Staff Development Coordinators, Georgia Superintendents Identifying Their Most Troublesome Administrative Problems, and Georgia Principals Identify Their Most Troublesome Administrative Problems. Eight tables are appended. (LAP)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Georgia Educational Leadership Academy.
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