ERIC Number: EJ1100226
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Apr
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 85
Considerations of Administrative Licensure, Provider Type, and Leadership Quality: Recommendations for Research, Policy, and Practice
Hackmann, Donald G.
Journal of Research on Leadership Education, v11 n1 p43-67 Apr 2016
This article reviews U.S. administrative licensure regulations, focusing on type of school leader licensure, provider types, and leadership quality. Licensure obtained through university-based and alternative routes is examined. Due to limited research on alternative school administrative licensure, regulations in medicine, psychology, engineering, law, and teaching are reviewed, as well as research on their effectiveness, to identify policies potentially relevant to school leadership. Licensure regulations are uniform in medicine, psychology, and engineering, with some variation in law, and licensure options vary greatly in teaching and school administration. The article concludes with recommendations for research, policy, and practice in school administrative licensure.
Descriptors: Administrator Qualifications, Certification, Licensing Examinations (Professions), School Administration, Administrator Education, Credentials, Standards, Administrators, Research, Policy, Leadership Effectiveness, Research Needs, Physicians, Lawyers, Psychologists, Engineering, Technical Occupations, Teacher Certification
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