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ERIC Number: ED523726
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 261
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-1-8854-3249-6
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.
NCPEA Publications
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.
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Professors of Educational Administration
Identifiers - Location: Georgia; Texas; United States
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