ERIC Number: ED440468
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Preparing School Leaders.
Research Roundup, v15 n5 Spr 1999
This issue reviews five publications that provide a sampling of current perspectives on the preparation of school leaders. Joseph Murphy's "Preparation for the School Principalship: The United States' Story" traces the history of leadership preparation programs in the United States from the 19th century to the present. David L. Clark's "Searching for Authentic Leadership in University Graduate Programs and with Public School Colleagues" outlines the current shortcomings of preparation programs and sketches some recommendations for reform. Willis and Carol Furtwengler's "Performance Assessment in the Preparation of Education Administrators: A Journey" describes a performance assessment system for the development of school leaders. Philip Hallinger's "Problem-Based Learning: Resources for Urban School Leadership Training" provides a resource manual for the use of problem-based learning in leadership training. Arthur Danzig's "Leadership Stories: What Novices Learn by Crafting the Stories of Experienced Administrators" explores the value of practitioners' stories in learning to lead. (DFR)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Incidental Learning, Instructional Leadership, Leadership Training, Performance Based Assessment, Principals, Problem Solving
National Association of Elementary School Principals, 1615 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314-3483 ($2.50 prepaid; quantity discounts).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Association of Elementary School Principals, Alexandria, VA.; ERIC Clearinghouse on Educational Management, Eugene, OR.