ERIC Number: ED500142
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jan
A Primer for New Principals: Guidelines for Success
Kellough, Richard D.
Rowman & Littlefield Education
Many new principals seek a professional guide that is simple, current, to-the-point, and enjoyable to read. This book can be used by beginning principals as a personal reference for the demands of the stressful and important job. The guidelines presented in this book are grade-level neutral-intended for the principal of K-12 public, charter, or private schools. More than 100 references and recommended readings are provided. The book contains the following chapters: (1) Important Things You Need to Know Up Front; (2) Becoming an Effective Leader; (3) Your Areas of Responsibilities; (4) Ensuring That Your School Is a Safe Place; (5) Providing Instructional Leadership; (6) The Off-Site Community; and (7) Summary Self-Assessment: Characteristics of the Ideal Principal.
Descriptors: Private Schools, Public Schools, Charter Schools, Guidelines, Principals, Elementary Secondary Education, School Safety, Instructional Leadership, Leadership Responsibility, Leadership Effectiveness, Beginning Principals, Self Evaluation (Individuals)
Rowman & Littlefield Education. 15200 NBN Way, P.O. Box 191, Blue Ridge Summit, PA 17214-0191. Tel: 800-462-6420; Fax: 800-338-4550; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.rowmaneducation.com
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A