Tools for improving principals' work
Call Number:Cubb LB2831.9 .T67 2012
Keywords:Educational leadership, School management and organization, School principals
Contents: The need for tools to improve principalship : an introduction / by Jianping Shen -- Vanderbilt assessment of leadership in education : a new tool for principal evaluation and professional growth / by Andrew C. Porter, Joseph Murphy, Ellen Goldring, Stephen N. Elliott, Xiu Chen Cravens -- A data-driven approach to assess and develop instructional leadership with the PIMRs / by Philip Hallinger -- Identifying leadership and organizational processes related to school outcomes and improvement : validating an instrument / by Ronald H. Heck -- Data-informed decision-making on high-impact strategies : an instrument for improving principalship / by Jianping Shen, Van E. Cooley, Xin Ma, Patricia L. Reeves, Walter L. Burt, J. Mark Rainey and Wenhui Yuan -- Data-informed decision-making : a guidebook for data points and analyses for school improvement / by Jianping Shen and Van E. Cooley, Gary Marx, Elizabeth Kirby and David E. Whale -- The leadership performance planning worksheet (LPPW) : a development tool for early career school leaders / by Lynn M. Scott -- Sam: changing principals and their relationships with teachers via time/task analysis and timetrack / by Mark Shellinger -- SREB's high schools that work school improvement model / by Gene Bottoms and Paula E. Egelson.; Summary: The vital role of principalship in improving schools in general and enhancing student achievement in particular has been well documented. However, there is a need for tools for improvement, in order to emphasise dimensions associated with student achievement. This book presents those tools with the aim of improving learning-centred principalship.