ERIC Number: ED370236
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Public School Personnel Administration in the United States and Canada. ERS Report.
Educational Research Service, Arlington, VA.
This document presents findings of a study that investigated the roles and functions of school-personnel administrators in the United States and Canada. Surveys were mailed to four groups--Canadian school district superintendents, county office of education superintendents, superintendents of educational service agencies, and American school district superintendents. A total of 1,028 usable responses was received. Data are presented on the following areas: (1) the relationship between school district size and the presence of a personnel officer; (2) the degree of superintendents' responsibility for school district functions; (3) newly assigned functions; (4) factors affecting operation of the personnel function; (5) profiles of school districts and personnel-related operations; and (6) personnel officer characteristics. Twenty-five sample organizational charts, 10 figures, and 24 tables are included. (LMI)
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Role, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Organizational Climate, Personnel Directors, Public Schools, School District Size, School Districts, School Personnel, Superintendents
Educational Research Service, 2000 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201 ($40, nonsubscriber; $20, subscriber).
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Educational Research Service, Arlington, VA.
Identifiers: Canada; United States