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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 7: Building the Next Generation of Educational Leaders
Building the Next Generation of Educational Leaders
The Leadership Development Imperative
At a recent Leadership and Policy Forum at Harvard University, the general issue of the crisis in education quickly became the issue of the crisis in educational leadership. Participants bemoaned the fact that a growing number of schools were opening without principals and an increasing number of districts had superintendents who were serving in an interim status. Indeed, there is a growing market for retired superintendents who are willing to serve in that capacity while the board of education continues its futile search to find the perfect candidate who ...