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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 3: Moving Beyond One-Dimensional Leadership Evaluation
Moving Beyond One-Dimensional Leadership Evaluation
The Prevalence of One-Dimensional Evaluation
One might think that one-dimensional evaluation is so obviously flawed that few leadership evaluation systems would depend upon a single indicator. In theory, those conducting leadership evaluations can produce a long list of dimensions for leadership competence. In practice, however, one-dimensional evaluation is strikingly common. It begins with federal and state accountability systems that are almost entirely focused on test scores. In 2002, only 18 states provided reading assessments for every grade from Grades 3 through 8 as required by the No Child Left Behind Act ...