ERIC Number: ED523726
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Reference Count: N/A
Remember Our Mission: Making Education and Schools Better for Students. The 2009 Yearbook of the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration
Achilles, Charles M., Ed.; Irby, Beverly J., Ed.; Alford, Betty, Ed.; Perreault, George, Ed.
This volume presents the 2009 Yearbook of the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration. This year's theme is "Remembering Our Mission: Making Education and Schools Better for Students." This Yearbook contains six parts. Part 1, Invited Chapters, includes the following: (1) President's Message: Remembering Our Mission (Sandra Harris); (2) Preparation and Opportunity (Living Legend 2008) (Marilyn L. Grady); and (3) Teaching and Assessing Dispositions in Principal-Preparation Programs: A Conundrum (Ronald Lindahl). Part 2, Preparation and Professional Development of School Leaders, includes the following: (4) Los Principios y Los Lideres Escolares Del Cambio Democratico: The Principles and the Principals of Democratic Change for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students (Betty Alford and Mary Catherine Nino); (5) Preparing Future School Leaders: How Can it be Accomplished Online? (Al Ramirez, Brian Burnett, Sandra S. Meagher, Jaime McMullen Garcia and Regina Lewis); and (6) Front-Line Education Administration (EDAD) Requires Concepts of Schooling Outcomes Beyond Test Scores (C. M. Achilles). Part 3, Theory in Leadership, includes the following: (7) A Comprehensive Theory and Practice of Constructivist Leadership (Arthur Shapiro); and (8) The Synergistic Leadership Theory: A 21st Century Leadership Theory (Beverly J. Irby, Genevieve Brown and LingLing Yang). Part 4, Diversity Issues in Leadership, includes the following: (9) Fostering Resiliency: Making Schools a Better Place for Students with Dyslexia (Christine Butler and Stacey L. Edmonson); (10) Leadership in Children's Books: Bridging Values of Equity in Creating Gender Awareness (Patricia Ann Marcellino and Lori Berman-Wolf); and (11) Leadership for Social Justice: Voices of Female School Principals (Julia Ballenger, Sandra Harris, Janet Tareilo, Sharon Ninness and Sandra Stewart). Part 5, Policy and Standards, includes the following: (12) High School Exit Exams and Conditional Standard Error or "Mis"measurement (Christopher H. Tienken); (13) Money Matters: Making Schools Better for Children--An Equity Study of Mean Per-Pupil Instructional Expenditures Among Property-Wealthy and Property-Poor Small School Districts in Texas (Clyde W. Steelman Jr., E. Jane Irons and Nancy Leffel Carlson); (14) Leadership in the Effective Change Zone: A Case Study of the High-Touch Needs of Educators Implementing the Georgia Performance Standards (Walter S. Polka); and (15) Challenging the Battleship Mentality of Education Leadership and Practice: A Metaphor Borrowed from History (Donald E. Larsen). Part 6, Professional Learning Communities and Leadership, includes the following: (16) Seeking to Make Schools Better for Students: High School Principals Implementing Professional Learning Communities (PLCS) (Caryn M. Wells and Lindson Feun); (17) Looking for the Crossroad: Merging Data Analysis and the Classroom Through Professional Learning Communities Dialogue (Sharion H. Jackson and Rebecca B. Good); and (18) We are True Witnesses on the Side of Those Who are Oppressed: People of Color and Co-Created Leadership (Christa Boske). An author index is included. Individual papers contain tables, figures, references and appendices.
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Personality Assessment, Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Behavior, Administrator Characteristics, Personality, Administrator Education, Management Development, Yearbooks, Electronic Learning, Outcomes of Education, Theory Practice Relationship, Student Adjustment, Dyslexia, Childrens Literature, Sex Fairness, Social Justice, Constructivism (Learning), Trust (Psychology), Small Schools, Figurative Language, Exit Examinations, High Schools, School Districts, Educational Equity (Finance)
NCPEA Publications. Available from: National Council of Professors of Educational Administration. Web site: http://www.ncpeaprofessors.org
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: National Council of Professors of Educational Administration
Identifiers - Location: Georgia; Texas; United States