The Principal: Creative Leadership For Excellence, Updated 8th Edition

Hardcover | August 29, 2016

byGerald C. Ubben, Larry W. Hughes, Cynthia J. Norris

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With its focus on the critical elements of leadership essential for today’s school principals, this widely popular resource combines a strong research base with a practical, hands-on approach to help aspiring, new, and experienced educators become effective school administrators. Organized into four sections, The Principal presents a vision for leadership and learning and shows how to create a positive school culture, manage the organization, and interact with the external environment. The new edition reflects the evolution in the roles of educational leaders; explores the increased tasks that are requiring principals to expand their toolboxes of skills in such areas as instructional leadership, data analysis, technology utilization, staff evaluation, and community relations; and looks at the mounting demands to rewrite their job descriptions every year. The Updated 8th edition includes references to the new 2015 Professional Standards for Educational Leaders. 

 


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  With its focus on the critical elements of leadership essential for today’s school principals, this widely popular resource combines a strong research base with a practical, hands-on approach to help aspiring, new, and experienced educators become effective school administrators. Organized into four sections, The Principal presen...

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With its focus on the critical elements of leadership essential for today’s school principals, this widely popular resource combines a strong research base with a practical, hands-on approach to help aspiring, new, and experienced educators become effective school administrators. Organized into four sections, The Principal presents a ...

Dr. Gerald C. Ubben, Professor Emeritus at the University of Tennessee is author or co-author of many books. Three of these books have been published by Allyn and Bacon/Pearson: The Principal, The Elementary Principals Handbook, and The Secondary Principal's Handbook(1980).  One or more of these books has served the educational admini...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:416 pages, 9.2 × 7.5 × 0.8 inPublished:August 29, 2016Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0134606981

ISBN - 13:9780134606989

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Table of Contents

Part One: Creating a Vision of Leadership and Learning

Chapter 1 The Principal: A Creative Blend of Substance and Style

Chapter 2 The Learning Community

Chapter 3 Decision Making

Chapter 4 School Improvement through Systematic Planning

 

Part Two: Developing a Positive School Culture

Chapter 5 Creative a Positive Learning Climate

Chapter 6 The School Curriculum

Chapter 7 Promoting Student Achievement

Chapter 8 Special Students and Special Services

Chapter 9 Human Resources Development

 

Part Three: Managing the Organization

Chapter 10 Staffing the School: Recruitment, Selection, and Termination Processes

Chapter 11 Restructuring the Deployment of Instructional Personnel

Chapter 12 Restructuring Time

Chapter 13 Fiscal Accounting, Budgeting, and Building Management

Chapter 14 Technology Applications for School Management

 

Part Four: Interacting with the External School Environment

Chapter 15 Marketing the Schools


Appendix A: Case Studies in School Leadership and Management