Open Access Graduate Research Paper
School administrators--Attitudes; Teacher-administrator relationships; Student-administrator relationships;
Effective principals have command of seven themes. They are: 1. A value in building trustworthiness between leadership and the staff. 2. A strong belief in the value of integrity. 3. A belief in developing a shared vision to build a strong school community. 4. A belief in having others participate in decision making. 5. A talent for and belief in clear communication within a learning community. 6. A belief in, collaborative goal setting and personal performance reflection to guide the school toward a shared vision. 7. A belief that ethical behavior strengthens leadership effectiveness. Throughout this paper I will describe these themes and discuss a plan for how to activate them as principal.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts in Education
Educational Administration and Counseling
David K. Else
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©1997 Curtis P. Nielsen
Nielsen, Curtis P., "A preferred vision for administering elementary schools : a reflective essay" (1997). Graduate Research Papers. 1272.