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


Leadership is a quality that one wants when leading a school or leading any group of people. The way to describe leadership would be strong, fair, and data driven. All leaders possess many different combinations of the above leadership qualities.

My values, beliefs and the critical elements will go a long way in helping me become the leader I want to become in the near future. They will give me direction and a place for me to come back to when I seem to be falling out of place. My beliefs will always be a part of the way I want to lead a school because they are the values by which I will lead my life. The elements of ethical decision making, creating positive climate, preparing for change, and communication will always be important because they encompasses so much of my beliefs. In each area of the elements, a common theme appears like treating people with respect and doing what is right for students. When I am able to carry out the beliefs, elements, and common themes in my reflective research paper then I will be a great leader!

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Master of Arts in Education


Educational Leadership, Counseling, and Postsecondary Education

First Advisor

David K. Else


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