ERIC Number: ED328961
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Professional Development Resource Book for School Principals.
Leak, Lawrence E.; And Others
The emergence of LEAD Centers, Principals' Centers, and other similar principal support efforts are an acknowledgement of the demanding professional requirements placed upon principals. This document provides an easy-to-use reference listing of resources identified by the Maryland Commission on School-based Administration and the Maryland LEAD Center. The following 10 behavioral skills are featured in individual chapters: interpersonal and human relations; instructional supervision; staff development; planning and goal setting; problem analysis; decision making; communication; coordination; conflict management; and stress management. Each chapter identifies selected programs, print resources, media resources, and potential consultants. The appendices include the following information: (1) behavioral descriptions for the 10 skill areas and a format for developing an individualized professional development plan; (2) names and addresses of the vendors cited and associations that serve the professional development needs of principals; (3) contact information for the educational projects currently funded by the federal government; (4) a list of Educational Resources Information Center clearinghouses; and (5) brief biographical sketches of the authors. (MLF)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Annotated Bibliographies, Clinical Supervision (of Teachers), Communication Skills, Conflict Resolution, Decision Making, Educational Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Human Relations, Instructional Leadership, Interpersonal Relationship, Principals, Problem Solving, Professional Development, Program Descriptions, Resource Materials, Staff Development, Stress Management
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Maryland Univ., College Park. Dept. of Education Policy, Planning, and Administration.; Maryland Univ., College Park. Maryland LEAD Center.