ERIC Number: EJ1052112
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Mar
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 6
Separate and Unequal at Hillsborough High: A Principal's Challenges in Integrating "Academic" and Career and Technical Education Coursework
Malin, Joel R.; Hackmann, Donald G.
Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, v18 n1 p14-26 Mar 2015
Dr. Edward White, Hillsborough High School principal, has decided to allocate faculty in-service time to address an unproductive chasm between academic and career and technical education programming within the school, which has created tensions among the faculty. On returning to his office after the professional development session, which was generally positive, he is confronted by his associate principal for curriculum, who is upset because she was excluded from the process. This case provides an opportunity for students to explore the importance of developing a college- and career-readiness curriculum, as well as to strategize mechanisms to resolve conflicts among colleagues.
Descriptors: Principals, Career Education, Academic Education, Technical Education, Integrated Curriculum, Inservice Teacher Education, Career Readiness, Conflict Resolution, Organizational Culture, Educational Administration, Faculty Development, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Teaching Methods, Educational Strategies, Learning Activities, Curriculum Development
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