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ERIC Number: EJ1168082
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Mar
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1555-4589
Assistant Principal Dilemma: Walking the Line between Compliance and Leadership
Baker, A. Minor; Guerra, Patricia L.; Baray, Sarah
Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, v21 n1 p66-77 Mar 2018
Inspired by real-life events, this case describes the start of a seemingly solid working relationship between two elementary campus administrators and its demise as the result of inadequate communication and distrust. Initially, these two leaders benefit from differing supervision styles, but these differences eventually lead to increased tension and conflict between them. The assistant principal (AP) attempts to maintain a unified administrative front despite disagreement with the principal's leadership style and decisions. Once the principal suspects the AP is undermining her authority, their relationship quickly deteriorates and the AP faces losing his job.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
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