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Keywords

School administrators--Attitudes; Teacher-administrator relationships; Student-administrator relationships;

Abstract

Educators are more than just teachers. Effective teachers are more than simply instructors, and instructional leaders are more than just administrators. Servant leadership is more than a method of managing a school or an office. It is something that encompasses the essence of a person. A servant leader is one whose foundational beliefs begin with the notion to serve first. This leadership persona is not something that one turns on while at work; it is generally part of the guiding principles a person has, and affects all aspects of a person's life.

A leader of service encompasses all facets of the leadership role of the principal, including the role of a reflective practitioner, a change agent, and a leader of learning for students as well as adults. Thankfully, it is my desire to serve others and to assist them on the road to success, be it elementary students or the teachers and support staff who influence them on a regular basis. It is my goal to foster leadership abilities in others to create a positive learning environment for the students and staff whom I will have the privilege to serve.

Year of Submission

2008

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education

Department

Educational Leadership, Counseling, and Postsecondary Education

First Advisor

Timothy W. Gilson

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Date Original

2008

Object Description

1 PDF file (23 pages)

Language

en

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