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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Elaine L. Wilmore guides superintendents in Texas and elsewhere through the certification test in Passing the Superintendent TExES Exam, the sequel to her best-selling Passing the Principal TExES Exam.

This comprehensive resource is a must-have for anyone taking the superintendent TExES exam, but it will also be useful to others across the nation and around the world as the Texas standards are closely aligned with those of the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC).

By breaking down the domains and competencies of the test into manageable components, Wilmore guides readers through personal success plans to superintendent certification.

 

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Contents

Its All Good
11
THE THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK
23
LearnerCentered Leadership
33
LearnerCentered Communication
47
LearnerCentered Contexts
57
LearnerCentered Strategic Planning
63
LearnerCentered Instructional
73
LearnerCentered Human Resource
85
LearnerCentered Support Systems
111
LearnerCentered Organizational
117
THE REAL DEAL PRACTICAL APPLICATION
125
TestTaking Strategies
145
Creating a Personal Success Plan
161
AFTER YOU PASS THE TEST
173
Suggested Additional Reading
179
References
193

LearnerCentered Business
97

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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 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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