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Beal, Heather K. Olson; Rudolph, Amanda M. – Planning and Changing, 2015
Due to increased public school accountability, heightened scrutiny of higher education, ongoing demographic shifts, and lean economic times, many in higher education are turning to the federal grant system for financial support to facilitate needed program improvements because other funding sources have been diminished or eliminated. Teacher…
Descriptors: Grants, Case Studies, Hispanic American Students, Barriers
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Kearney, W. Sean; Kelsey, Cheryl; Sinkfield, Carolin – Planning and Changing, 2014
This study measures the impact of targeted interventions on the emotional intelligence of aspiring principals. The interventions utilized were designed by Nelson and Low (2011) to increase emotionally intelligent leadership skills in the following six areas: social awareness/active listening; anxiety management; decision making; appropriate use of…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Leadership Qualities, Administrator Characteristics, Principals
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Alford, Betty; Rudolph, Amanda; Beal, Heather Olson; Hill, Brenda – Planning and Changing, 2014
Increasing rigor in secondary school classrooms for college and career readiness is a priority throughout the nation with the adoption of more challenging standards for student performance and is an important role for school leaders in creating conditions in schools to meet this challenge (Young, 2012). P-16 partnerships can assist by aligning the…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Partnerships in Education, College Readiness, Career Readiness
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Klinker, JoAnn Franklin; Hoover, J. Duane; Valle, Fernando; Hardin, Fred – Planning and Changing, 2014
Experience in problem-based learning, authentic experiences, on-the-job decision making, and critical reflection on decisions made formed the conceptual framework of an internship to develop democratic leadership as a professional ethic in interns. Interns in an on-the-job guided internship examined decisions over a 13-week period as they…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Democracy, Leadership, Internship Programs
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Harris, Sandy; Crocker, Charlene – Planning and Changing, 2003
Investigates role and attitudes of on-campus mentors (public-school administrators) in a Texas university principal-preparation program. After completion of summer session, mentors were asked what they found rewarding about their role and what impact the experience had on their practice. Mentors also identified certain mentoring difficulties.…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Administrators, Elementary Secondary Education, Mentors
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Gates, Gordon S.; Siskin, Dorothy – Planning and Changing, 2001
Examines relationship between principal leadership styles and attitudes toward sharing decision-making with teachers within the context of state-mandated site-based decision-making in Texas. Finds among other things that a principal's collaborative leadership style increases with experience and adaptability. (Contains 34 references.) (PKP)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Elementary Secondary Education, Participative Decision Making, Principals
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Stapleton, James C.; And Others – Planning and Changing, 1979
This study of Texas teachers indicates that teacher attitudes toward acts of teacher brinkmanship are related to the teachers' job satisfaction and that this satisfaction is derived primarily from the principal. (Author/IRT)
Descriptors: Correlation, Elementary Secondary Education, Factor Analysis, Job Satisfaction