ERIC Number: ED266001
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Effective Practices in Indian Education. Administration Monograph. A Monograph on Effective School Administration Practices in Indian Education.
Pepper, Floy C.; Nelson, Steven R.
Using findings from national effective schooling research, the monograph describes tested administrative practices which are effective in enhancing the achievement of elementary-aged Indian students. The monograph is organized into 17 issues which commonly confront school administrators on or near Indian reservations. For each issue, steps are offered for their systematic resolution, check lists provided, and references cited. Issues addressed are: (1) identifying effective school practices; (2) becoming an effective leader; (3) establishing school improvement processes; (4) identifying processes to refine school goals, policies, and procedures; (5) involving staff in implementing school goals and policies; (6) ensuring that high expectations for student achievement are maintained; (7) ensuring that staff members meet specified performance standards; (8) choosing incentives/rewards to promote excellence in behavior and achievement; (9) choosing incentives/rewards to promote excellence in teaching; (10) ensuring that school time is used for learning; (11) ensuring that students/staff understand and follow acceptable behavior standards; (12) ensuring that disciplinary action is executed uniformly, fairly, and quickly; (13) minimizing suspensions, expulsions, absenteeism, and tardiness; (14) ensuring that curriculum objectives, resources, and strategies meet student needs; (15) involving parents in schooling; (16) ascertaining and using community perceptions of the school; and (17) informing the public of school progress. (NEC)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Administrative Principles, Administrator Role, American Indian Education, Check Lists, Cultural Influences, Curriculum Evaluation, Discipline Policy, Educational Administration, Educational Improvement, Educational Principles, Educational Strategies, Elementary Education, Leadership, Parent Participation, School Community Relationship, School Supervision, Student Behavior, Teacher Administrator Relationship, Teacher Motivation, Time Management
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.