The Principal Difference

Key Issues in School Leadership and How to Deal with Them Successfully

Principals in today's schools face the complex challenge of being both visionary educational leaders and effective managers. They struggle to meet the conflicting needs and expectations of the staff and students, the parents, trustees, and even those in the wider community. They constantly strive to create a quality school environment that encourages learning for all.

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Principals in today's schools face the complex challenge of being both visionary educational leaders and effective managers. They struggle to meet the conflicting needs and expectations of the staff and students, the parents, trustees, and even those in the wider community. They constantly strive to create a quality school environment that encourages learning for all.

A teacher educator, researcher, and consultant, Susan Church has a long-standing interest in the complexities and chall...read more

About the Author(s)

Susan received her bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin, her MEd degree in secondary education from Boston University, an MA in special education from Acadia University, and her PhD from the University of South Australia.

Table of Contents

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Introduction
Chapter 1: Professional Learning Communities
Chapter 2: Students, Parents, and the Wider Community
Chapter 3: Schools as Diverse Multicultural Communities
Chapter 4: Gender and Schooling
Chapter 5: Making Sense of Accountability
Chapter 6: Managing to Lead
Conclusion
Bibliography
Further Reading
Index

Product Details

Grade Range: K-12
Media: 128 pp/paper
Year: 2004
Item No: 8193
ISBN: 978-155138-193-0

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