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ERIC Number: EJ983234
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Sep
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 10
ISSN: ISSN-1555-4589
All Seem to Need Immediate Attention--What Should I Do First? A Successful Principal in a New School Assignment at Secundaria Revolucion
Torres-Arcadia, Celina; Flores-Kastanis, Eduardo
Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, v15 n3 p22-32 Sep 2012
This case provides emerging school administrators the opportunity to learn about the school system in Mexico. The case relates to a successful principal in her new school assignment. Martha Miramontes is an experienced and successful principal who quickly identified a number of challenges in her new campus. Even though each problem can be solved with a particular strategy, for the first time, Martha is facing a situation where all problems seem to require immediate attention. She knows she can address all problems, but decisions must be made in relation to which problem should be tackled first. Where should she start? This case explores possible sequence of actions of an experienced principal facing multiple problems in the setting of a Mexican Public "Secundaria".
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Mexico