ERIC Number: EJ526759
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Principals as Staff Developers. "Staff Development Is the Key to School Reform": An Interview with Efrain Vila.
Ellis, Susan S.
Journal of Staff Development, v17 n1 p52-54 Win 1996
This interview with a school principal, Efrain Vila, argues that staff development is crucial in school reform. Teachers cannot be asked to use new processes if they do not have opportunities to learn how to use them. His school's faculty meetings always include staff development components. Parent involvement is also essential. (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Administrator Role, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Faculty Development, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Participative Decision Making, Principals, School Restructuring, Secondary Education, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Improvement
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue title: "Focus on the Organization."