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Purinton, Ted; Khalil, Dalia – Educational Considerations, 2016
This paper is a case study of one leadership preparation program, utilizing US school leadership standards and practices, offered in Egypt. This case study illuminates how cultural and policy distinctions impact differing necessities of educational leadership, and how those necessities conflict or concur with the international standards and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Administration, Leadership Training, Case Studies
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Yamamoto, Yukiko; Enomoto, Naoko; Yamaguchi, Shinobu – Educational Considerations, 2016
Reflecting the social and economic change, Japanese education has shifted to decentralization since the 1980s. With an increased autonomy and responsibility, the local government plays an important role to develop competent school leaders. This descriptive study employs case study approach to illustrate current status of leadership development at…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Administration, Educational Practices, Educational Policy
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Augustine-Shaw, Donna; Liang, Jia – Educational Considerations, 2016
This paper highlights one state model providing mentoring and induction for new school leaders in the U.S.A. The importance of mentoring and induction as a continuation of leadership preparation is highlighted in program components and participant perceptions in The Kansas Educational Leadership Institute's (KELI) mentoring and induction program…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Mentors, Leaders, Instructional Leadership
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RedCorn, Alex – Educational Considerations, 2016
With this themed issue of "Educational Considerations" focused on using university-district partnership academies to prepare leaders for educational settings, it is important to consider the value of this model in socially diverse environments and especially the potential for native nations to use this approach for training emerging…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Partnerships in Education, Models, Educational Administration
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Mercer, Debbie K. – Educational Considerations, 2016
In this commentary, the Dean of the Kansas State University College of Education states that the job of a school leader is more complex and more demanding than ever before. As institutions of higher education contemplate the question "Who is the Building Leader?," defining the roles and responsibilities of the school building leader is…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Leadership Training, Administrator Education, Administrator Role
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Thompson, David C. – Educational Considerations, 2016
In this article, the Kansas State University Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership reviews the strong history of his department's university and public school partnerships and the impact these partnerships have had on leadership preparation programs. Almost 30 years ago, Kansas State University foresaw the power of partnerships with…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, College School Cooperation, Public Schools, Leadership Training
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Devin, Mary – Educational Considerations, 2016
A former school superintendent who is now a university professor uses her experience in these partnership roles to describe how Kansas State University's collaboratively designed master's academy leadership preparation models merging theory and practice came about over fifteen years ago, and how it has evolved since then.
Descriptors: Models, Partnerships in Education, Leadership Training, Superintendents
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Mejía, Pilar; Devin, Samrie; Calvert, Heather – Educational Considerations, 2016
School leadership matters when discussing teacher effectiveness and student performance, and preparation programs need to graduate principals with the skills necessary to lead schools for tomorrow. The traditional approach to preparing educational leaders is no longer getting the job done. In this article, Meija, Devin and Calvert, students who…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Partnerships in Education, Career Academies, Graduate Surveys
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Gustafson, Debra M.; Kiltz, Nancy – Educational Considerations, 2016
In this article, Gustafson and Kiltz reflect on why they got involved in the very first master's level Professional Administrative Leadership Academy developed at Kansas State University (KSU). The authors had the opportunity to observe school leaders and noted that the most effective leaders shared their power and knowledge freely with others.…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Masters Programs, Leadership Training, Administrator Education
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Devin, Mary; Augustine-Shaw, Donna; Hachiya, Robert F. – Educational Considerations, 2016
Since the first Kansas State University (KSU) master's academies in 2000, the academy focus has moved from preparing candidates for principal positions to the broader vision of teacher leadership, recognizing that today's leadership relies on a team, not an individual. As leadership in schools becomes ever more challenging, requiring multiple…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Partnerships in Education, School Districts, College Faculty
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Hall, Tom; Clapper, Ann – Educational Considerations, 2016
In this article, professors share how the district/university partnership model thriving at Kansas State University was successfully replicated in North Dakota, and was adapted to match their own department goals. While teacher leadership has become a theme among Kansas State academies, their model was created out of principal preparation efforts.…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, School Districts, Models, Teacher Leadership
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RedCorn, Alex – Educational Considerations, 2016
In this commentary, the author highlights some of the insights and commentaries of the various stakeholder perspectives contained in this special issue. It was highly apparent that the leaders not only were talking the talk, they were also walking the walk, specifically in the development and implementation of leadership academies. University…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Standards, Partnerships in Education, Change Agents
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Raby, Rosalind Latiner; Valeau, Edward J. – Educational Considerations, 2016
Leadership training for future senior United States (US) community college leaders is an ongoing focus of US community college education. Leadership training is also a focus of US university international educators. Community college literature has assumed that full-time positions at community colleges devoted to overseeing and implementing…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Administrator Education, Faculty Development, International Education
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Wayt, Lindsay K.; LaCost, Barbara Y. – Educational Considerations, 2016
The introduction of performance-based state funding of higher education can be traced to the late 1970s which eliminated bonuses, and replaced regular state funding in part or completely, with funding tied to achievement of state-defined performance goals, which often include student outcomes, like graduation and retention rates. In this article,…
Descriptors: State Aid, Financial Support, Educational Finance, Higher Education
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Rolle, R. Anthony – Educational Considerations, 2016
Little is known about the educational productivity of public schooling organizations when examined outside of market-based, cost-minimization frameworks. The purpose of this research was to extend the literature that supports the appropriateness of measuring levels of the economic efficiency of public schools via an alternative approach, utilizing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Productivity, Public Schools, Elementary Schools
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