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


My core beliefs are very. strong when it comes to education. All students need effective staff members who are supportive of their endeavors. A supportive staff member is someone who is apart of the school community, they work well with others through effective communication, they support each other, and they all work toward the common shared vision of the school. My core beliefs match my goals to become an effective principal and the way I live my life.

The cultivation of a supportive community within a school happens over a period of time. The principal is the captain that leads the staff in the direction that fosters the educational mission and benefits the students. The critical ways an effective principal pulls a staff together is through strong community relations, strong management skills, supportive mentor programs, and inclusive visionary skills. I am inspired to go "out there" to put forth my best effort to become a successful administrator.

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Master of Arts in Education


Educational Leadership, Counseling, and Postsecondary Education

First Advisor

Victoria L. Robinson


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