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Administrative Decision Making

Teachers and school administrators want to develop nurturing and productive school communities that embrace teaching and learning. The challenge for school administrators is in making decisions that will move their schools in this direction. Thus, decision making is a fundamental process that contributes to the overall culture and climate of a school.

School administrators want to make sure that the decisions they make with respect to hiring highly qualified teachers and implementing new curriculum strategies and school programs continue to provide learning opportunities that are challenging for creative and gifted and talented students. The challenge for classroom teachers lies in making decisions with respect to facilitating the learning process for all students; deciding what to teach and how to teach it; and what needs to be ...

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