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Chapter 1: Introduction
Mark Carlisle was an elementary school teacher for 11 years when he decided that he wanted to leave the classroom and pursue a career as a school administrator. He knew that by following that path he would be leaving his students and many of the things that he enjoyed about his profession, but he saw administration as a way to help serve more students. He knew he was a good teacher, but he wanted some new challenges. As a result, he began taking graduate courses at Mountain State University with the expectation that he would soon qualify for a state principal’s certificate, a necessary first step toward his goal of becoming an elementary school principal.
Mark completed his master’s degree in educational administration at ...