ERIC Number: ED347628
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Nov-15
Reference Count: N/A
Policy for the Principal in Tennessee's Schools.
Tennessee State Board of Education, Nashville.
The Tennessee policy for principals, as based on the "Master Plan for Tennessee Schools: Preparing for the 21st Century," is presented in this document. Following a list of 10 policy statements, sections provide information on the following state standards relating to principals: recruitment and selection of principals; preparation and professional development (standard program for credentialling, internship program for credentialling, and application of the licensure requirements to individual candidates); approval of preparation programs; assessment of performance; annual professional development plans; and initiatives required to implement the policy (local school systems, institutions of higher education, professional school leadership organizations, business and industry, state board of education, and state department of education). A figure, "Principal Preparation and Endorsement, 1994-95," illustrating the current route and the new route for principals is included. The appendixes contain a policy implementation schedule and lists of members of the Task Force on the Preparation, Employment, and the Professional Development of the Principals, 1990-91, and resource individuals. (LMI)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Tennessee State Board of Education, Nashville.