ERIC Number: ED453591
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Research Roundup, v17 n2 Win 2000-2001
Increasing evidence shows that school leaders, throughout all stages of their careers, can benefit from a mentoring system in which a seasoned leader helps the protege combine theory and practice with experience. This research roundup reviews works that provide support for principal mentoring and share strategies for establishing mentoring relationships. "Finding One's Way: How Mentoring Can Lead to Dynamic Leadership" (Gary M. Crow and Joseph L. Matthews) discusses the parallels between mentoring and dynamic leadership; "Apprenticeships for Administrative Interns: Learning to Talk Like a Principal" (Paula A. Cordeiro and Ellen Smith-Sloan) examines the rise in mentorships and internships in educational administration and its impact on educational leaders; "Making Leadership Happen: The SREB Model for Leadership Development (Alton C. Crews and Sonya Weakley) describe a model for mentoring that allows for the systematic implementation of mentor/protege relationships, highlighting the importance of a peer coach; "Selecting Mentors for Principalship Interns (Thomas J. Geismar and colleagues) describe a method that assists in the selection of mentors for principal interns; and "Selecting Star Principals for Schools Serving Children in Poverty (Martin Haberman and Vicky Dill) detail the characteristics of star principals and steps needed to train others to become star principals. (RT)
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Educational Administration, Elementary Secondary Education, Leaders Guides, Leadership Training, Management Development, Mentors, Principals
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.