ERIC Number: ED523727
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Reference Count: N/A
Promoting Critical Ideas of Leadership, Culture and Diversity. The 2010 Yearbook of the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration
Irby, Beverly J., Ed.; Alford, Betty J., Ed.; Perreault, George, Ed.; Zellner, Luana, Ed.
This volume presents the 2010 Yearbook of the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration (NCPEA). This year's theme is "Promoting Critical Ideas of Leadership, Culture and Diversity." This yearbook contains five parts. Part 1, Invited Chapters, includes the following: (1) President's Message: Critical Issues in Leadership (Joe Pacha); and (2) It's Not the Bicycle, It's the Ride: Eight NCPEA Living Legends Respond (Living Legend 2009) (Theodore Creighton, Marilyn Grady, Louis Wildman, Robert Beach, Rosemary Papa, Martha McCarthy, Charles Achilles and John Hoyle). Part 2, Critical Issues in Education Leadership Preparation, includes the following: (3) Cohort Cohesiveness or Collective Chaos? Groupthink Phenomenon in the Preparation of Educational Leaders (Marla Susman Israel, Judith Docekal and Beverly B. Kasper); (4) Revisiting and Redesigning a Faculty-Developed Team Instructional Model (Patricia Ann Marcellino); (5) Developmental Skills Assessment for Future Superintendents (Lynn K. Bradshaw and Kermit Buckner); and (6) Advocating for Quality Programs: A Critical Issue in Leadership Preparation (Judith A. Zimmerman, Carol Engler, A. William Place and Anita Varrati). Part 3, Critical Issues in Leadership, includes the following: (7) Transformational Leadership: Research, Effects, and Applications (Fred C. Lunenburg); (8) Critical Issues for Leadership: Early Transition of Implementation to a Professional Learning Community, A Conceptual Design (Caryn M. Wells); (9) Reconciling Supervisory Beliefs and Behaviors: A Case Study about a Collaborative Performance Appraisal Initiative (Michael Chirichello and Kevin J. Walsh); (10) High School Athletic Director Roles: Views from Rural School Superintendents (Joe F. Young, Jr., Stacy Edmonson and John R. Slate); (11) A Social Justice Framework for Navigating the Sea Change in Public School Life (Carol A. Mullen); (12) Meeting Critical Academic and Socioemotional Needs of Middle School Students: A Case Study Illuminating a Middle School Principal's Successful Practices (Betty Alford); (13) Reasons Small Schools are Successful with Student Achievement: Themes from High Student Achievement School Districts (Pauline M. Sampson, Ralph L. Marshall and Lee Stewart); (14) What Critical Issues Do Principal Preparation Programs Need to Address in Business and Community School Partnerships? (Peggy B. Gill, Wesley D. Hickey and Genie Linn); and (15) Collective Efficacy and the Teacher Leadership Academy: A Case Study (Lloyd C. Kilmer and Diane Funke-Schumacher). Part 4, Critical Issues in Management, includes the following: (16) School Safety: A Critical Issue for Leadership at the Summit (Brant T. Graham, E. Jane Irons, Nancy Leffel Carlson and Charles L. Nix); (17) Effects of Principal's Pay and Pay Satisfaction for Student Achievement at the Elementary School Level (I. Phillip Young, Karen Holsey Young, Maiyoua Vang and Jose M. Castaneda); (18) Students with Special Learning Needs and the 65% Instructional Expenditure Ratio Mandate (Timothy B. Jones and John R. Slate); and (19) The Relationship of School District Size to Academic Performance and Cost Expenditures in Alabama's Public Schools (Ronald Lindahl). Part 5, Critical Issues in Curriculum, includes the following: (20) The Quandary of Best Practices in Curriculum: Critical Issue for Educational Leaders (Vance Vaughn and Ross Sherman); (21) A Critical Issue for School Leaders: Promoting Math Achievement through the Development of Student Resiliency (Mona Chadwick, Sandra Harris and Michael H. Hopson); and (22) Improving Rural Student Writing: A Critical Leadership Issue (Shirley J. Mills and Jody C. Isernhagen). An author index is included. Individual papers contain tables, figures, references and appendices.
Descriptors: Social Justice, Rural Schools, Yearbooks, School Safety, Academic Achievement, Educational Administration, School District Size, Program Effectiveness, Faculty, Advocacy, Leadership, Superintendents, Case Studies, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Models, School Districts, Organizational Culture, Higher Education, Professional Development, Questionnaires
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: Texas