Elementary School Principal's Handbook

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Technomic, 1999 - Education - 267 pages
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A reference handbook for elementary school principals, this volume gives principals a way to manage the overwhelming number of tasks they encounter on a daily basis. Divided into seven "Domains," which provide general information and knowledge about key tasks, the book includes reproducible and easily adaptable worksheets, templates, forms, databases, and work samples. Domain I: Working with the school community. Domain II: Steering the organization toward change through self-study and improvements techniques. Domain III: Defining and implementing decision-making. Domain IV: Managing both human and material resources. Domain V: Recognizing the role of the principal as supervisor of curriculum, as an instructional leader, and as an evaluator of staff and student performance. Domain VI: Assessing and evaluating. Domain VII: Knowing school, law, policies, and politics and the importance of allowing students a fair share of resources. An excellent resource for new or experienced principals.

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Initiating and Responding to Change
TABLE OF CONTENTS A Teacher Information
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About the author (1999)

William Callison is Professor of Educational Administration at California State University in Fulerton, California. Carol H. McAllister is the Director of Instruction and Pupil Services for the Los Alamitos Unified School District in Los Alamitos, California.

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