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ERIC Number: ED432055
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 301
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-8039-6609-1
Educational Administration: A Decade of Reform.
Murphy, Joseph, Ed.; Forsyth, Patrick B., Ed.
This book examines the extent to which recommendations contained in a report by the National Commission on Excellence in Educational Administration have been acted on and how well they have been implemented. The 12 articles in the book are grouped under 4 sections. Part 1, "Setting the Stage," includes: (1) "A Decade of Change: An Overview" (J. Murphy and P. Forsyth); and (2) "The Reform of the Profession: A Self-Portrait" (J. Murphy). Part 2, "Tracking Change," includes: (3) "The Work of UCEA" (P. Forsyth); (4) "Causing Change: The National Policy Board for Educational Administration" (S. Thomson); (5) "Reinventing Preparation Programs: A Decade of Activity" (A. Hart and D. Pounder); (6) "The Persistent Saga: Changing Instruction and Curriculum to Better Prepare School Leaders" (E. Van Meter); (7) "Changes in Preparation Programs: Perceptions of Department Chairs" (J. Murphy); and (8) "The 'Changing' Face of the Educational Leadership Professoriate" (M. McCarthy). Part 3, "Progress to Date," includes (9) "Confronting Fundamental Transformation of Leadership Preparation" (N. Cambron-McCabe); (10) "Searching for Authentic Educational Leadership in University Programs and with Public School Colleagues" (D. Clark); and (11) "A Decade Half Full or Decade Half Empty: Thoughts from a Tired Reformer" (C. Shakeshaft). Part 4, "Concluding Thoughts," includes: (12) "A Decade of Changes: Analysis and Comment" (P. Forsyth and J. Murphy). Individual articles contain references. (RJM/AA)
Corwin Press, Inc., A Sage Publications Company, 2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320-5323; Tel: 805-499-9774; e-mail:; Web site: (paper: ISBN-0-8039-6609-1, $32.95; library edition: ISBN-0-8039-6608-3, $69.95).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
IES Cited: ED561940