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ERIC Number: ED079839
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Jan
Reference Count: 0
The Preparation and Certification of Educational Administrators: A UCEA Commission Report and Summary.
University Council for Educational Administration, Columbus, OH.
This document reports the results of a study conducted to (1) study the impact of certification on talent flow into administration and leadership development of educational administrators; (2) assess the degree to which there are negative consequences or inadequate uses of certification requirements and processes; (3) identify, reassess and/or reformulate the purposes that certification should serve; (4) develop recommendations for improving certification requirements, for making their administration more effective, and for helping ensure optimal use of them; and (5) develop guidelines for encouraging effective use of the study findings. Certification was assessed from the dual perspectives of content and process. The study emphasized talent flow from the point of recruitment and selection of candidates for preparation to the point of initial entry into educational administration positions. Presentations of the study procedures, findings, conclusions, and recommendations are included. (Author/DN)
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Education, Administrator Qualifications, Administrator Selection, Certification, Educational Administration, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Educational Needs, Labor Force Development, Labor Needs, Leadership, Management Development, Research, Surveys
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: University Council for Educational Administration, Columbus, OH.