NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 760 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Reising, Amy; Orr, Margaret Terry; Sandy, Mary Vixie – Planning and Changing, 2019
Policy analysts have advocated for better licensure assessments to determine leadership candidate quality and improve readiness for school leadership roles. Through a professionally guided design team process, California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) developed initial leadership assessments [three cycles of the California Administrator…
Descriptors: Teacher Certification, Performance Based Assessment, Leadership Training, Evaluation Methods
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Parson, Laura; Hunter, Cheryl – Planning and Changing, 2019
The challenges and opportunities faced by rural principals often fundamentally differ from those of urban and suburban principals due to geographic and social isolation, low enrollment, and small staff. Recent research, such as the special issue of Peabody Journal of Education (2014) on rural school leadership have explored the unique challenges…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Role, Administrator Responsibility, Instructional Leadership
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Brown, Sheandra; Davis, Matthew D.; Hernandez, Jennifer; Ming, Miranda – Planning and Changing, 2019
In response to the nationwide phenomenon of elementary Black, male students suicide rates almost quadrupling in the last decade, this group of authors offer possible causal relationships between alarming suicide rates and school-wide anti-Blackness. Framed through a Critical Race Theoretical lens, this article pulls from anti-Blackness research,…
Descriptors: Suicide, African American Students, At Risk Students, Males
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Farnan, Shantel; Seeger, Victoria; Gray Smith, Linda; McBride, Mike – Planning and Changing, 2019
"When you need to innovate, you need collaboration" (Racher, 2017, web-blog). In an ever-changing time in education, when critics are in full force, when there continue to be teacher shortages and competition for teacher candidates, the time comes for both school districts and universities to decide to be intentionally innovative and…
Descriptors: Cooperation, Partnerships in Education, College School Cooperation, Urban Schools
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Cohen, Rinat; Schechter, Chen – Planning and Changing, 2019
The professional literature views school principals as major socializing agents for assistant principals (AP) due to their ability to determine the AP's responsibilities, assess performance, and influence the AP's willingness to advance to higher management roles. The effect of the relationship between the two on the AP's functioning is even…
Descriptors: Assistant Principals, Principals, Interprofessional Relationship, Socialization
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Dennis, Jeremy – Planning and Changing, 2019
Creating a more coherent and integrated curriculum in higher education is a perennial concern. Critics and philosophers such as Immanuel Kant--one of the fathers of our modern academic system--candidly describes the political, social, and economic influences that underwrite academic fragmentation and dysfunction. Despite its complex definitions…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Curriculum, Interdisciplinary Approach, Change Strategies
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Eberhard, Joseph P.; Cistone, Peter J. – Planning and Changing, 2019
With two-thirds of new leaders being women, it is becoming clearer that the face of our educational organizations is changing in symbolic and substantive ways. Some scholars have argued that every dimension of organizational leadership, including decision making, can be categorized as a masculine or feminine approach. Additionally, each decision…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Masculinity, Femininity, Public Schools
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kamrath, Barry – Planning and Changing, 2019
After being identified as a school in need of improvement, one struggling inner city high school implemented an evening school alternative program to reduce their suspension, failure, and dropout rates. In its first year, the program graduated 100% of the student participants, all of whom were in danger of dropping out, or being kicked out of high…
Descriptors: High School Students, At Risk Students, Urban Schools, Dropout Prevention
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Arar, Khalid – Planning and Changing, 2019
This study examines principals' understanding and implementation of social justice (SJ) in the Arab education system in Israel. Qualitative research employed observations and fourteen semi-structured interviews with school principals to clarify their perceptions of SJ at school, activities to promote SJ, and leadership characteristics advancing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Justice, Arabs, Leadership
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Gonzales, Miguel M. – Planning and Changing, 2019
This case study explores Costa Rica's National Executive Decree No. 31.900, requiring all public schools in the country participate in the National Program of Science and Technology Fairs (Programa Nacional de Ferias de Ciencia y Tecnología [PRONAFECYT]). The purpose of the decree is to promote innovation and to prepare students with the skills to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Schools, Principals, Science Fairs
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Leland, Andrew – Planning and Changing, 2019
Several national standards and accrediting bodies highlight the importance of fostering supportive school-to-home relationships. Despite initiatives to connect schools with parents and family members, family engagement and parental involvement practices for families of diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds varies considerably. Such…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Teacher Characteristics, Caregivers, Parent Background
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bailey, Scott; Willey, George – Planning and Changing, 2017
The practicum experiences in which educational leadership students participate serve as critical bridges between the classroom work and the field. One regional university restructured the experience to include 15 hours of fieldwork embedded in each course leading up to an 85-hour field-based capstone course. The intent was three-fold: (1) to…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Leadership Training, Practicums, Capstone Experiences
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Shaked, Haim; Schechter, Chen – Planning and Changing, 2017
While learning from problematic events has become a major analytical lens for staff's collaborative learning at schools, successful practices have rarely been used for this purpose. The present qualitative study explored the perceptions of aspiring principals regarding the integration of learning from problems (LFP) and learning from successes…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Education, Cooperative Learning, Educational Practices
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hatton, Holly; Howard, Lionel C.; Tekleselassie, Abebayehu A. – Planning and Changing, 2017
Programming for students is a primary task of building principals that has increased in intricacy as the role of accountability in education has evolved. Despite this, little research exists which examines how principals program for students in light of social, community, and policy influences. Research which reflects upon the lived experiences of…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Principals, Influences, Elementary Schools
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ryan, Michael G. – Planning and Changing, 2017
With this practitioner action research study, I describe what happened when I, serving as an elementary school principal, disrupted the typical faculty meeting schedule with a structure called Design Your Own Learning. Here teachers were responsible for planning and carrying out professional learning based upon their own inquiry into their daily…
Descriptors: Principals, Action Research, Teacher Administrator Relationship, Meetings
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  ...  |  51