ERIC Number: ED348709
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-May
Reference Count: N/A
Invitational Symposium on Recruitment, Selection, & Retention of Principals for Tennessee's Schools: Proceedings (Nashville, Tennessee, May 8-9, 1990).
Tennessee State Univ., Nashville. Center of Excellence: Basic Skills.
At a 1990 symposium on principals, speakers from Tennessee and other states shared their perspectives on school leadership. The symposium proceedings contains the following presentations: (1) "Under Fire: The School, the Principal and the Preparation Program" (Barbara Nye and Mary Jane Connelly); (2) "The Roles of Principals: Today's and Tomorrow's Schools" (Christine Johnson); (3) "A Tennessee Case Study: Eight Beginning Principals" (Frances C. Fowler and Cynthia T. Gettys); (4) "The Principal in Tennessee Schools: A Policy Statement (preliminary recommendations)" (Kenneth E. Nye); (5) "Principals and Assistant Principals: The Current Work Force, Supply and Demand" (Karen Weeks); (6) "National and State Goals for Education: The Role of School Leaders" (William L. Lepley); (7)"National Picture: Preparation and Certification of Principals (an outline)" (Scott D. Thompson); (8) "Developing Leaders for Tomorrow's Schools" (Philip Hallinger and Joseph Murphy); (9) "Assessment Centers: Identifying and Developing Effective Principals" (Lenor Hersey); (10) "Preparing School Administrators in Alabama" (Rodney Roth); (11) "Making Better Principals and Making Principals Better" (Wayne Worner and David Parks); and (12) "Leadership 21: Preparing Principals for the Twenty-First Century" (Gary Ubben). Following the presentations is a summary report, with 28 references, intended to be used to develop specific policy recommendations. The appendices contain a list of the symposium planning committee members, the agenda, and two reports of relevant Tennessee Board of Education policy. (MLF)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Authoring Institution: Tennessee State Univ., Nashville. Center of Excellence: Basic Skills.