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Wiemelt, Joseph; Welton, Anjale – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2015
The growing "Latinization" of the United States is drastically changing the demographics of the students served in PK-12 public schools (Irizarry, 2011). To understand how educational leaders can best serve this changing student population, we used Critical Bilingual leadership, "Liderazgo," to interrogate the aim to create a…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Instructional Leadership, Hispanic American Students, Spanish
Montemayor, Aurelio M.; Chavkin, Nancy – Voices in Urban Education, 2016
Title I schools that serve a large population of low-income students often view families through the lens of an outdated paradigm of family engagement in education, assuming parents are mostly uneducated, ill informed, and much in need of training and support to be good parents. "Comunitario" projects in the Rio Grande Valley of south…
Descriptors: Intergenerational Programs, Leadership Effectiveness, Family Involvement, Parent Participation
Rosario Arroyo, Luis Antonio – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Health education school programs have a planned activity structure that focus on developing awareness on the need of keeping an adequate integral health, through the teaching and learning processes within an appropriate methodological context that promotes students full development. It is expected that school health teachers are effective leaders;…
Descriptors: Health Education, Health Promotion, Secondary School Teachers, Leadership Styles
Lashway, Larry – 1996
Until very recently, ethical issues were given little attention in administrator-preparation programs. This digest in Spanish outlines the ethical responsibilities of school leaders and the dilemmas that they face. It offers the following suggestions for resolving ethical dilemmas: (1) Leaders should have and be willing to act on a definite sense…
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, Elementary Secondary Education
Lashway, Larry – 1997
"Vision" is one of the most frequently used buzzwords in the education literature of the 1990s. This digest in Spanish presents an overview of visionary leadership, which many education experts consider to be a make-or-break task for the school leader. It discusses various definitions of vision, the significance of vision for…
Descriptors: Administrator Effectiveness, Administrator Role, Educational Environment, Educational Objectives
Branin, Larissa; Moore, Irene; Pearlman, Eve – 2002
This report, presented in English and Spanish, profiles nine successful parent leadership programs in communities throughout California. Common factors contributing to the programs' success are parents learning by doing, acquiring knowledge and skills, learning from other parents, and making a personal connection. Other contributing factors are…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Democracy, Elementary Secondary Education, Hispanic American Students
Stolp, Stephen – 1994
The concept of school culture offers principals and other leaders a broader framework for understanding problems and relationships within the school. School culture can be defined as the historically transmitted patterns of meaning that include the norms, values, beliefs, and myths understood by members of the school community. Researchers have…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Administrator Role, Beliefs, Change Strategies
Chicago School Reform Training Task Force, IL. – 1989
This document combines a facilitator's manual designed to train candidates for Local School Councils (LSCs) and others who want to improve Chicago (Illinois) schools with fact sheets, worksheets, checklists, and case studies (in English and Spanish) to be used by participants in the leadership training program. The following goals are outlined in…
Descriptors: Board Candidates, Case Studies, Educational Change, Educational Improvement