ERIC Number: ED476549
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
The Changing World of School Administration. NCPEA, 2002.
Perreault, George, Ed.; Lunenburg, Fred C., Ed.
The 26 essays in the volume compose the 10th annual yearbook of the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration. The essays examine the pressing issues facing educational leaders from a variety of philosophical perspectives. The essays are as follows: "President's Message: Professors and Practitioners: Building Bridges Through Leadership" (Paul M. Terry); "Cocking Lecture: Improving Student Achievement: Some Structural Incompatibilities" (Fred C. Lunenburg); "Standardized Testing and Educational Standards: Implications for the Future of Emancipatory Leadership in U.S. Schools" (James M. Smith and Connie Ruhl-Smith); "The Fateful Turn: Understanding the Discursive Practice of Educational Administration" (Fenwick W. English); "The (Un)Changing World of School Leadership: A Journey from Discourse to Practice" (Edith A. Rusch); "Leadership as a Form of Learning: Implications for Theory and Practice" (Linda Lambert); "The Changing Environment for School Leaders: Market Forces" (Mary M. McCarthy); "Superintendents and Board Members Grappling with Zero Tolerance Policies" (Margaret Grogan and Brianne Reck); "A Call for Professional-Organizational Self-Scrutiny" (Seymour B. Sarason); "The Impact of Diversity in Educational Administration" (Linda C. Tillman); "The Need for a Leadership Practice Field: An Antidote for an Ailing Internship Experience" (Theodore B. Creighton and Judy A. Johnson); "Small Classes or Accountability? Using Texas Assessment of Academic Skills, Class Size Outcomes, and Other Data to Demonstrate the Necessity of Critique" (C. M. Achilles and J. D. Finn); "Learning What They Need to Know: School Leaders' Lessons of Experience" (Lynn K. Bradshaw and Joy C. Phillips); "Issues That Mentors Share with Proteges" (Sandra Harris, Charlene Crocker, and Michael H. Hopson); "Change and Transformation in an Educational Leadership Program" (John E. Henning and Victoria Robinson); "Best Best-Practices: Assessments in Nontraditional Educational Administration Preparation Programs" (Gini Doolittle and James Coaxum III); "A Journey to Transform Educational Leadership Graduate Programs: The University of South Florida Story" (Karolyn J. Snyder); "Toward Ethically Responsible Leadership in a New Era of High-Stakes Accountability" (Steven J. Gross and Joan Poliner Shapiro); "The Man in the Principal's Office (Re)Visited by a Woman" (Margaret Andrews, Sharon Shockley Lee, and Dorothy James); "Changing Times, Changing Relationships: An Exploration of Current Trends Influencing the Relationship between Superintendents and Boards of Education" (Lance D. Fusarelli and George J. Peterson); "Politics and the Socialization of Superintendents" (Lars G. Bjork, Robert J. Bell, and D. Keith Gurley); "Unrestricted Reemployment of Retired Administrators: Effective Policy or a Cause for Concern?" (Theodore J. Kowalski and Scott R. Sweetland); "Addressing Mentor-Principals' Lifelong Learning Needs in the Preparation of Principal Candidates" (Lawrence T. Kajs, John M. Decman, Chris Cox, Edward Willman, and Ramon Alaniz); "School Leaders' Perceptions of Multicultural Competencies: Implications for School Leadership" (Martha N. Ovando); "Women in School Leadership: Taking Steps to Help Them Make the Leap" (Sandy Hutchinson); and "Administrator Entry Year Programming: A Cross-Institutional Pilot Program--Process, Program Descriptions, and Lessons Learned" (Louis Trenta, Robert Beebe, Patrick Cosiano, and Harry Eastridge). (WFA)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Administrative Principles, Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Education, Administrator Responsibility, Administrators, Beginning Principals, Board Administrator Relationship, Educational Administration, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Leadership, Leadership Training, Management Development, Principals, School Administration, School Supervision, Superintendents, Teacher Administrator Relationship, Women Administrators
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Professors of Educational Administration, Huntsville, TX.