Educational Administration

Author: Robert H. Palestini
Publisher: R&L Education
ISBN: 1610483979
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Newly appointed school administrators are often confused when faced with the prospect of having to assume a leadership role in a complex organization like a school or school system. Where does one start? An effective method would be to systematically examine the vital components that make up an organization. The new edition of Educational Administration: Leading with Mind and Heart suggests such a sequential and systematic approach.

Catholic School Administration

Author: Robert H. Palestini
Publisher: DEStech Publications, Inc
ISBN: 1885432445
Format: PDF, ePub
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The leading comprehensive guide for Catholic school principals Fully revised and expanded 2nd editionNew material on curriculum, instruction, testing, development, fundraising, federal regulationsDiscusses school management fundamentals: from budgeting to recruitment This new edition of the highly influential text, Catholic School Administration, has been greatly enlarged and improved with new chapters on curriculum improvement, supervision of instruction, ways to assess testing—as well as new information on marketing, human resources, and student recruitment. Based on principles drawn from Ignatius to Vatican II, as well as concepts from current educational and social theorists, the book combines the best ideas for leading and decision-making with detailed practical presentations of the managerial tasks that must be mastered to run a parochial school. Case studies and surveys provide extra guidance. For readers seeking to make organizational and instructional improvements, this text offers proven techniques for systematic change. It is an outstanding resource for introducing administrators to the challenges of running a Catholic school.

Leadership with a Conscience

Author: Robert Palestini, Ed.D
Publisher: R&L Education
ISBN: 1610483952
Format: PDF
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Leaders and aspiring leaders are constantly searching for role models who are successful in placing leadership theory into effective practice. This book identifies ten such role models whose heroic leadership behavior is analyzed in order to reveal what particular abilities and skills made them successful and how those attributes can be applied to one’s own leadership practice, whether that be as a classroom teacher, a principal or a superintendent of schools .

Educational Leadership

Author: Judy Reinhartz
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Docs
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This textbook and guide for administrators covers the concepts and skills relevant to the creation of collaborative school cultures. It addresses topics like campus culture, fiscal management, communication, community partnerships, and organizational change. Case studies illustrate major principles.

A path to leadership

Author: Robert H. Palestini
Publisher: R&l Education
ISBN: 9781578862979
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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"What are the characteristics of an effective leader? What leadership behaviors lead to success? What is the very best leadership style?" These questions have been posed by countless scholars in an attempt to find the most effective leadership style. Though many books have been written on this topic, all have failed to include the traits of an effective follower. In this book, the author offers six habits or behaviors of highly effective followers: purpose, responsibility, communication, flexibility, integrity, and sensitivity. Includes: . A checklist at the end of each chapter to help readers assess whether they have mastered the information read . A 70-question survey to help readers whether they exhibit the six qualities of an effective follower This helpful guide will assist anyone in the field to develop qualities that are necessary to become a highly effective person in his/her personal and professional life.

The human touch in educational leadership

Author: Robert H. Palestini
Publisher: Scarecrow Pr
ISBN: 9780810845152
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Palestini advances a new theory of educational leadership seen through the dual lens of critical theory and the Ignatian vision and its practical implications. A truly novel approach, the author strives to acquiant administrators and students of educational administration with a different way of thinking about education and its administration.

Ten steps to educational reform

Author: Robert H. Palestini
Publisher: Scarecrow Pr
ISBN: 9780810838642
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Success lies in the simultaneous implementation of ten key components including the school's organizational structure, its leadership, its motivation, communication, planning, decision-making and conflict management processes, its power distribution, and its attitude toward change. Robert Palestini wisely leads the school administrator toward the ultimate goal of integrating and institutionalizing educational reform.

Examining the Practice of School Administration in Canada

Author: Helen D. Armstrong
Publisher: Brush Education
ISBN: 9781550592962
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Examining the Practice of School Administration in Canada is a practice-oriented edited collection that is relevant for current and aspiring school administrators, and for professors and students of educational administration. The text has been divided into three sections under roles, functions, and structures. In the first section, the authors look particularly at the roles of the superintendent, principal, and vice-principal. In part two, they address the various functions of administrators, and how the administrators construct their roles. Finally, the authors focus on the structures that affect the manner in which administrative roles and functions are sustained.

Engaging EVERY Learner

Author: Alan M. Blankstein
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452284784
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Join today's most insightful thinkers as they explore the heart, mind, and soul of educational leadership! This concise volume offers educational leaders key concepts and strategies for framing discussions about closing the equity gap and ensuring high achievement for all learners. As the first volume in The Soul of Educational Leadership series, this unique collection presents: Contributions from Pedro Noguera, Thomas Guskey, Richard Farson, Alan Boyle, Antoinette Mitchell, Stephen G. Peters, Randall & Delores Lindsey, Karen Pittman & Merita Irby, and Alan M. Blankstein Thought-provoking ideas applicable to all schools, districts, and learning communities A complete index for browsing and referencing across topics

Leading With Teacher Emotions in Mind

Author: Kenneth Leithwood
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452294224
Format: PDF
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This research-based study helps administrators create a school environment that responds to teacher emotions and results in higher teacher retention, instructional effectiveness, and student achievement.