Educational Leadership: Knowing the Way, Showing the Way, Going the Way

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Carolyn S. Carr, Connie L. Fulmer
R&L Education, 2004 - Education - 357 pages
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The twelfth annual yearbook of the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration represents the latest work and research of NCPEA members, who include both professors and practitioners of educational leadership. This collection of essays represents the current thinking in educational administration and principal preparation, and is an excellent resource for leadership preparation programs.
 

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Contents

Educational Leadership Knowing the Way Showing the Way Going the Way
2
Change the Damn Box
4
Practice of Theory to Theory of Practice The Prime Directive
28
Some Thoughts from Practice to Preparation
43
A Call for Collaboration
46
How Adequate Are the ISLLC Standards and the Educational Testing Services School Leaders Licensure Assessment?
60
KNOWING THE WAY
71
2004 and Counting
72
Implications for Accountability and Reform
200
Preparing Administrators for Gifted Talented and Creative Education Programs
219
A Partnership that Connects Theory and Practice
224
The Educational Leadership Program at Edgewood College Showing the WayBest Practices in Educational Leadership Programs
240
GOING THE WAY
253
Examining Ourselves
254
Shaping a Vision of Learning Examining the Role of the Principal in the Immersion of New Teachers into Existing Urban School Climates
269
Meeting the Needs of Our Children
280

A Model for Building Knowledge for Professional Practice
83
Expanding the Knowledge Base in Educational Administration
104
A Comparison of Modern Business Practices with Acts of Competent School Leadership
123
Educational Leadership Becomes an Oxymoron
146
A Synthesis of Research Findings
157
SHOWING THE WAY
171
An Exploratory Analysis of Leadership Preparation Program Admission Practices
172
The Core of Principal Preparation Programs
190
Why Dont Our Graduates Take Administrative Positions and Whats the Cost?
294
Motivating and Inhibiting Factors in Texas Missouri and Oregon
307
An Emerging Model of Professional Development for School Administrators
318
A Comparative Study of Leadership Dimensions
331
Author Index
347
About the Editors
357
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About the author (2004)

Carolyn S. Carr is an associate professor and coordinator of the Executive Leadership Program in the Graduate School of Education at Portland State University. She is a 20-year veteran educator with a research focus on leadership preparation, gender and language issues related to school leadership, and school policy.

Connie L. Fulmer serves as coordinator of the Administrative Leadership and Policy Studies Divisions in the School of Education at the University of Colorado at Denver.

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