ERIC Number: ED479078
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002-Feb
Management Strategies for Multi-Track, Year-Round Elementary Schools.
Elementary schools are continuously growing in student population. The increase in student population requires innovative management practices aimed at uniting and furthering progress within school sites. While the increase in student enrollment coupled with growth in staff can be challenging, possibilities of seamless transitions of practice can yield fruitful outcomes in the management of multitrack year-round elementary sites. This paper exhibits practical management strategies suitable for elementary-site administrative teams. The purpose of this paper is to discuss management practices of value to year-round elementary school administrators and researchers. The viewpoints in this paper focus on administration and highlight the following: (1) administrative functions; (2) supervisory team and functions; (3) leadership team (teachers); (4) the external community; and (5) strategic planning. (Author)
Descriptors: Cooperative Planning, Educational Environment, Educational Planning, Elementary Education, Elementary Schools, Enrollment, Extended School Year, Instructional Leadership, School Administration, School Community Relationship, School Organization, School Schedules, School Size, Strategic Planning, Year Round Schools
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Researchers
Authoring Institution: N/A
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