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Brown, Kelly – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2022
It is estimated that 1.6 billion students were displaced from the traditional school building in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic (UN, 2022; IMF, 2020). While the drastic change in how society normally functions was a shock for everyone, children and historically marginalized people suffered disproportionately severe impacts (GHO, 2022; UNESCO,…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Superintendents, School Closing
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Rodriguez, Sonia – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2022
American schools have been dealt a blow that included a pandemic, economic crisis, as well as racial unrest, initiating an energized charge for social justice advocacy. Our superintendents are currently facing an unprecedented challenge in ensuring that the campus community lives in a fair, inclusive, and opportunity-rich society. However, school…
Descriptors: Superintendents, Ethics, Problem Solving, Inclusion
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Cheung, Rebecca; Flores, Chuck; Sablo-Sutton, Soraya – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2019
Social justice school leaders can amplify the voices and activism of marginalized students by shifting from hierarchical relationships to working as allies. An ally is commonly defined as a person who is associated with another or others for some common cause or purpose. By transferring Kendall's (2013) concept of "allyship" from racial…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Activism, Student Participation, Disadvantaged Youth
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Van Vooren, Carol – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2018
This study highlights the high rates of attrition among school leaders that result from increased demands on school principals. This article reports on a unique university and school district partnership that worked together in action-based, community-engaged research to address the time allocation and tasks in the daily life of principals. The…
Descriptors: Principals, Elementary Schools, Occupational Mobility, College School Cooperation
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Beam, Andrea P.; Claxton, Russell L.; Smith, Samuel J. – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2016
Challenges for novice school leaders evolve as information is managed differently and as societal and regulatory expectations change. This study addresses unique challenges faced by practicing school administrators (n = 159) during their first three years in a school leadership position. It focuses on their perceptions, how perceptions of present…
Descriptors: Novices, School Administration, Administrators, Beginning Principals
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Whitenack, David – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2015
This paper highlights the importance of school principals in English Learners' academic achievement in the age of the Common Core State Standards. Revising the curriculum of administrator preparation programs to include a greater emphasis on curriculum and instruction is one approach to enhancing principal leadership for English Leaners. Another…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Role, English (Second Language), Academic Achievement
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Ward, Cheryl James – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2013
In the following study, the researcher, an experienced leadership coach and former principal, observed the leadership practices of a first-year principal over the course of one year as student achievement at his school increased dramatically. Employing participant observation, document analysis, interviewing, and administration of a teacher…
Descriptors: Principals, School Administration, Instructional Leadership, Achievement Gains
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Gentilucci, James L.; Denti, Lou; Guaglianone, Curtis L. – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2013
This study utilizes Symbolic Interactionism to explore perspectives of neophyte principals. Findings explain how these perspectives are modified through complex interactions throughout the school year, and they also suggest preparation programs can help new principals most effectively by teaching "soft" skills such as active listening…
Descriptors: Beginning Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Role, Administrator Education
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Miller, H. Jim; Garciduenas, Rosemary; Green, RaShawn; Shatola, Karen; Enumba, Ethel – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2008
Educational leaders are faced with a moral, ethical and practical need for improving schools. Together leaders and teachers are searching for ideas, strategies and ways in which to turn around failing schools. Education, of course, is all about people who want the best for their students. In this article we discuss what teachers want in leaders…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Administrator Role, Educational Improvement, Teacher Administrator Relationship
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Low, Lori L. – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2008
School leaders carry great responsibility when a crisis occurs. Understanding the significance and use of school crisis teams is vitally important and often unknowingly overlooked. This article examines the crucial role of school leaders when a crisis event occurs. Through combining existing research, case vignettes of actual events, and…
Descriptors: School Security, Violence, Death, Crisis Intervention
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Streshly, William A.; Gray, Susan Penny – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2008
This discussion focuses on a research project designed to identify critical leadership behaviors and characteristics of very successful elementary school principals. The project which ultimately became a book published jointly by the National Association of Elementary School Principals and Corwin Press used research methodology inspired by…
Descriptors: Principals, Elementary Schools, Administrator Role, Instructional Leadership
Garrison-Wade, Dorothy; Sobel, Donna; Fulmer, Connie L. – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2007
Preparing administrators with the capacity to improve instruction for all learners is critical for recruiting and retaining special education teachers. However, recent research points out the need to improve skills of current and future administrators for this role. To address these concerns the special education and administrator preparation…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Educational Needs, Program Improvement, Focus Groups
Schulte, Laura E.; Kowal, Penny – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2005
The purpose of this study was to validate the instrument, Administrator Dispositions Index (ADI), that measures the dispositions of effective school leaders. The ADI could be used to assess administrator candidate dispositions and to integrate dispositions of effective school leaders into the curricula of administrator preparation programs.…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Role, Leadership