ERIC Number: ED378301
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
The Principals Institute Graduates. The 1992-1993 Follow Up Evaluation. OER Report.
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Educational Research.
The Principals Institute is one of several programs designed to increase the number of minorities and women in supervisory and administrative positions in the New York City school system. During three academic semesters and a summer, students in the Institute attend classes and participate in an internship. On completion, students receive a Master's degree and become eligible for state certification in school administration and supervision. Thirty-seven (51 percent) of the 72 graduates (4 cohorts) replied to a questionnaire about the program and their employment. Eighty-nine percent of graduates had obtained certification and 15 were employed in positions requiring this certification. All were women: eight were African Americans, three were Hispanic Americans, three were Whites, and one was an Asian-Pacific Islander. Thirteen respondents, 8 of whom were minorities, were working in out-of-classroom supervisory capacities. Although only a minority of graduates became principals, the participants had maintained a favorable opinion of the program, but it was offset by a generally unfavorable opinion of the placement assistance and the selection process. Appendix A contains 11 tables of survey responses, and Appendix B describes the certification process. (SLD)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Attitudes, Certification, Educational Administration, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Opportunities, Females, Followup Studies, Graduate Surveys, Graduates, Internship Programs, Minority Groups, Principals, Program Evaluation, Recruitment
Office of Educational Research, Research Unit, Board of Education of the City of New York, 110 Livingston Street, Room 507, Brooklyn, NY 11201.
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Educational Research.