ERIC Number: ED450553
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
The School Business Administrator. Fourth Edition.
Stevenson, Kenneth R.; Tharpe, Don I.
This book examines the profession of the school business administrator within a city school system. It opens with a brief history of school business administration from the 19th century through today. Chapters 1 through 5 examine what school business administrators do, their responsibilities as managers, typical duties, and the educational and experience requirements. Chapters 6 through 10 discuss the procedures for establishing or restructuring a school business administrator's position and acquiring an effective administrator, administrator compensation, the legal limitations and framework within which they must function, their personal characteristics and code of ethics, and evaluating an administrator's performance. The final chapter explores emerging issues, problems, challenges, and concepts of school business administration. (Contains 10 references.) (GR)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Qualifications, Occupational Information, Public Schools, School Business Officials
ASBO International, 11401 N. Shore Dr., Reston, VA 20190-4200; Tel: 703-478-0405.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of School Business Officials International, Reston, VA.