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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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Jacobson-Lundeberg, Vera – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2016
This paper examines students' perceptions of how intentionally taught 21st century skills have transformed their lives. Personal development education (PDE) encompasses interpersonal and interaction skills that are required for students to function and succeed in global-oriented 21st century colleges and careers. The Common Core State Standards…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Skill Development, Student Development, Interpersonal Competence
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Brown, Kathleen M. – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2016
North Carolina's Race to the Top (RttT) grant earmarked approximately $17.5 million to "increase the number of principals qualified to lead transformational change in low-performing schools in both rural and urban areas" (NCDPI, 2010, p.10). To accomplish this, the state established three Regional Leadership Academies (RLAs)…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Federal Aid, Federal Programs
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Hayashi, Christine A.; Fisher-Adams, Grace – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2015
This study surveys graduates of a west-coast university regarding their perception of how well their graduate degree programs prepared them to meet the challenge of leading for learning in the digital age, particularly in the areas of visionary leadership, student learning, organizational management, working with diverse families, ethics, and the…
Descriptors: Alumni, Leadership, Leadership Training, Graduate Surveys
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Marcos, Teri A.; Loose, William V. – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2015
This report, the second in a series, provides comparative empirical data on current state and national university trends around the thematic strategies and constructs ten fully online Educational Leadership programs engage within their innovative designs. Our 2014 iPrincipals report provided information on how one California University…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Leadership Training, Educational Administration, Educational Innovation
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Morgan, Ronald D.; Lock, Peter – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2014
This biographical account of Erin Gruwell's work with marginalized youth explores the relevancy of her work for today's educators, especially those responsible for the education of future school leaders. Through both a review of the literature and in-depth interview with Gruwell, this paper shows how Gruwell emerged as a teacher leader…
Descriptors: Teacher Leadership, Educational Change, Change Agents, Literature Reviews
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Moore-Gumora, Courteny – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2014
This study brings together the theoretical and empirical practices of traditional informative education, radical transformative education, and sustainable education reform. An analysis of learning disability and constructivist learning are used to elucidate the socio-complexity of historic academic constructs concerning educational leadership for…
Descriptors: High School Students, Transitional Programs, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Lad, Kaetlyn; Braganza, Desiree – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2013
This article describes the experiences of school personnel working with undocumented immigrants in public schools and the opinions and attitudes of school personnel. The resulting propositions are: (1) Undocumented students and their parents live with a great deal of psychological stress on a daily basis; (2) Undocumented students face multiple…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Undocumented Immigrants, School Personnel, Employee Attitudes
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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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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