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Incorporating the 10 Dimensions of Leadership, this field-tested resource is based on research, theory, and best practices in leadership, organizational effectiveness, and personnel evaluation. The author, a national expert on educational leadership and accountability, focuses on three critical concepts of leadership: the dramatic impact of leadership on student achievement, equity, and staff morale; the role of both personal predispositions and acquired knowledge skills on effectiveness; and how evaluation can be used to improve performance instead of merely rendering an assessment.
Chapter 1: Why Leadership Evaluation is Broken
Why Leadership Evaluation is Broken
Changing leadership evaluation is going to be only slightly less difficult than those most insurmountable school challenges of revising the schedule and altering the grading system. Because schools persist in the use of schedules and grading systems with which they are most comfortable (that is, which most resemble the grading systems and schedules of previous eras), the prognosis for effecting change in leadership evaluation is grim. Why then do I persist in tilting at these windmills? Because leadership evaluation at present is a mess. In the course of researching this ...