ERIC Number: EJ827558
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Feb-4
Best Minds Sought for Central Office, Startups
Maxwell, Lesli A.
Education Week, v28 n20 p1, 12 Feb 2009
The central office isn't being overlooked in the movement to find and develop top talent for school districts. Although ways to recruit, groom, and keep top teachers and strong principals tend to dominate discussions of "human capital" needs in education, a handful of nonprofit organizations and foundations also see providing smart managers as essential. In this article, the author discusses how these organizations are tapping into nontraditional talent pools to cultivate leadership talent for managerial roles.
Descriptors: Human Capital, Nonprofit Organizations, Instructional Leadership, Personnel Selection, Ability Identification, Leadership Training, Educational Administration, School Districts, Change Strategies
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A