ERIC Number: ED310907
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-May
Reference Count: N/A
Management Strategies for Administrators in Small Schools. Small Schools Network Information Exchange, Number 7.
Regional Laboratory for Educational Improvement of the Northeast & Islands, Andover, MA.
This information packet contains journal articles, book chapters, conference papers, and ERIC clearinghouse publications on small schools management strategies for superintendents and principals. Topics cover (1) elements of formal team management; (2) role of the administrator in creating the environment necessary for effective schools; (3) benefits and problems of the combined superintendent-principal position; (4) improving public relations in the rural school district; (5) problems and solutions related to curriculum development in small and rural schools; (6) computer applications in school administration; (7) behaviors and activities of secondary school principals that promote or inhibit school effectiveness; (8) a training program to develop principals' problem-solving abilities; (9) approaches to school-based management; (10) assessment and improvement of school climate; (11) a plan for principal supervision of teachers' skills and behaviors; (12) strategies for preserving electives; and (13) case study of one rural principal's effective discipline program. The packet also contains a list of 12 additional resources for management strategies, ERIC clearinghouse publications brochures and digests, and a regional laboratory report on shared leadership within the school. (SV)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Elementary Secondary Education, Management Teams, Participative Decision Making, Principals, Resource Materials, Rural Schools, School Administration, Small Schools, Superintendents, Supervisory Methods
The Regional Laboratory for Educational Improvement of the Northeast & Islands, 290 South Main St., Andover, MA 01810 (order no. 9062-09, $17.50 postpaid).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Regional Laboratory for Educational Improvement of the Northeast & Islands, Andover, MA.