ERIC Number: ED307676
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Utah Principals Academy, 1987-1988.
Utah State Board of Education, Salt Lake City.
Improving instructional leadership skills of principals is the focus of the academy. Following a foreword and mission statement by James R. Moss, the state superintendent of public instruction, the booklet describes three programs that help to achieve the academy's goals: Academy Fellows, Academy Seminars, and Cluster Grants. Titles and authors of the 11 articles included in the booklet are as follows: (1) "Schools as Rational Organizations?" (Brian Schiller); (2) "Principals Write" (Brian Schiller); (3) "No Problem--A Zoo of Monkeys" (Dan Adams, Bruce Farrer, and Jack Bell); (4) "Reflections on the Fellows' Program of 1987-88" (Jack Bell, Paul Rasband, Dave Richards, Bob Swinburne); (5) "Wayman Revisited" (Gary Seastrand, Brian Schiller); (6) "Making Life a Little Easier" (Shauna Carl); (7) "School Climate" (Marilyn Dahl, Julie Goble, Ken Higgins, Velda Morrow); (8) "Brevity, Variety, Fragmentation, and Leadership Density" (Dan Adams); (9) "Sharing and the Utah Principals Academy" (Bob Swinburne); (10) "Thoughts on My Year as a Fellow" (John Erlacher); and (11) "Kaleidscope" (Mary Hancey). Appended are superintendent and fellow's needs assessment results, fellows seminars summary, and academy evaluation forms. (SI)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Utah State Board of Education, Salt Lake City.
Identifiers - Location: Utah