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ERIC Number: EJ920076
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Mar
Pages: 2
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0031-7217
Selecting a Principal: Keep It Complicated!
Naso, Paul A.
Phi Delta Kappan, v92 n6 p45-46 Mar 2011
When searching for a new principal, many search committees tend to use the lists of competencies published in the literature and provided by state departments of education as if they were checklists. Instead, they should focus on more complicated competencies, such as acumen, judgment, and ability to manage the dilemmas of practice.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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Language: English
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