Passing the Superintendent TExES Exam: Keys to Certification and District Leadership

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Corwin Press, Nov 24, 2009 - Education - 216 pages
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Built around Texas and ELCC standards, this proven resource offers test-taking strategies, data analysis, problem solving, and more, to boost confidence and ensure success on the TExES exam.

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Chapter 1 Welcome To Our World
Chapter 2 Its All Good
Section II The Theoretical Framework
Chapter 3 LearnerCentered Values and Ethics of Leadership
Chapter 4 LearnerCentered Leadership and District Culture
Chapter 5 LearnerCentered Communication and Community Relations
Chapter 6 LearnerCentered Contexts
Chapter 7 LearnerCentered Strategic Planning
Chapter 12 LearnerCentered Organizational Leadership and Management
Practical Application
How Do I Read All Those Reports?
Chapter 14 TestTaking Strategies
Chapter 15 Creating a Personal Success Plan
Section IV After You Pass the Test
Chapter 16 Thats What Im Talking About
Suggested Additional Reading

Chapter 8 LearnerCentered Instructional Leadership and Management
Chapter 9 LearnerCentered Human Resource Leadership and Management
Chapter 10 LearnerCentered Business and Technology of District Leadership and Management
Chapter 11 LearnerCentered Support Systems and the Physical Plant

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Dr. Elaine Wilmore was a public school teacher, counselor, elementary, and middle school principal before she moved to higher education. She has extensive background in everything from Early Childhood Education to creating and leading doctoral programs. She currently serves as a Doctoral Dissertation Adviser for Nova Southeastern University. She also founded and is President of Elaine L. Wilmore Leadership Initiatives, which focuses on improving campus and district leadership to increase student performance. Elaine formerly served as a Professor, the Chair of Educational Leadership, Counseling, and Foundations and as the founding Doctoral Director at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin. She also served at Dallas Baptist University as Assistant Vice President for Educational Networking and Program Director for the M.Ed. and, again, the implementing director of the Doctor of Education degree in Educational Leadership.

Prior to her position at Dallas Baptist University, Dr. Wilmore served as Special Assistant to the Dean for NCATE Accreditation, Chair and Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA), and was the founder of all initial Educational Leadership graduate programs at UTA including the innovative field-based and grant funded Educational Leadership UTA, which received national acclaim, and the Scholars of Practice program. While at UTA she also served as Director of University Program Development where she developed and was the original Chair of the Faculty Governance Committee for the College of Education. Dr. Wilmore’s respect amongst those in higher education has led her to serve as a tenure reviewer in four states and a manuscript and proposal reviewer for many conferences and professional journals.

"I attended your workshop at College Station this past summer. I am happy to announce that I passed my certification exam the first time around! I am so excited and look forward to the future and what doors may open. Thank you for your strategies and your book!" - Elodia Witterstaetter, TX

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