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ERIC Number: EJ1139022
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Mar
Pages: 22
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0192-6365
A New Framework for Leadership Preparation: Appreciative Organizing in Education
Black, William R.; Burrello, Leonard C.; Mann, John L.
NASSP Bulletin, v101 n1 p50-71 Mar 2017
The authors describe how teams of faculty and district leadership development directors used an appreciative organizing in education (AOE) framework using appreciative inquiry (AI) scholarship to promote a more sustainable architecture for the preparation and development of leaders. The AOE framework is introduced and a description is provided of the ways in which one university program utilizes an AOE framework and AI strategies in three programs that serve individuals in different career stages--aspiring Assistant Principals, Aspiring Principals, and experienced Principals. The article concludes with examples of AOE projects and discussion of AOE's promise as a leadership preparation approach.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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