ERIC Number: EJ510579
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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Who's in Charge Here? Sources of Leadership for Change in Eight Schools.
Heller, Marjorie F.; Firestone, William A.
Elementary School Journal, v96 n1 p65-86 Sep 1995
Identifies a set of change leadership functions including sustaining a vision for change, encouraging staff, modifying standard operating procedures, and monitoring progress. Suggests that these functions do contribute to change, but are also performed redundantly by persons in a variety of overlapping roles, including central office personnel, principals, teachers, and outside consultants. Discusses implications for teacher leadership. (AA)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Change Agents, Educational Administration, Educational Change, High Schools, Instructional Leadership, Leadership Responsibility, Leadership Styles, Leadership Training, Models, Principals, School Restructuring, Social Structure, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Leadership, Teacher Role
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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