ERIC Number: ED196127
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Educational Planning for Educational Success. Fastback 152.
Steller, Arthur W.
This document provides a brief overview of the many aspects of educational planning. The first chapter discusses the history of planning, possible definitions of planning, needs for flexibility, continued evaluation, and communication in successful planning, and the value of planning to educational leadership. Chapter two reviews 14 planning models, including the Banghart-Trull Model, Kaufman's Educational System Planning, the Phi Delta Kappa Educational Planning Model, four state planning models, and seven school system planning models. Established management systems, tools, or techniques are identified in chapter 3. These include the planning-programming-budgeting system (PPBS), zero-based budgeting (ZBB), management by objectives (MBO), systems analysis, needs assessment, the Delphi technique, management information systems (MIS), forecasting, planning, evaluation, and review technique (PERT), operations research, and checklists. The fourth chapter describes the seven steps in the process of planning. In the fifth and concluding chapter, the author urges awareness of the individual nature of any situation requiring planning and argues that, like other management practices, planning as such is not dehumanizing, but can be used humanely or not depending on the attitudes, interests, and intentions of the planners. (PGD)
Descriptors: Educational Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Management Systems, Models, Statewide Planning
Phi Delta Kappa, Eighth and Union, Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402 ($.75; $.60 members; quantity discounts)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation, Bloomington, IN.