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Keywords

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

Abstract

My beliefs about education have been evolving for nearly four decades. These beliefs about education have developed as I have grown professionally. My many roles as a student, teacher, mother, and counselor have influenced my beliefs and values. Each role has provided a different perspective from which I have viewed the educational world. The different roles, and their perspectives, have overlapped, agreed, and disagreed. My life roles and experiences have shaped me and will continue to do so.

The list for elements that are critical to exemplary leadership is truly endless. I believe that for an administrator the elements change day-by-day and minute-by-minute. The elements of solution-focused problem solving, communication with staff, students, parents, and the public, and research based data that leads us and allows us to teach more effectively are critical to being an exemplary administrator. These critical elements will create a positive school culture, a staff that believes that every child can be a successful learner, and a school where every student fulfills his/her highest potential.

Year of Submission

2004

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education

Department

Educational Leadership, Counseling, and Postsecondary Education

First Advisor

Dianna K. Engelbrecht

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Date Original

2004

Object Description

1 PDF file (19 pages)

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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