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Abstract

Why is it that some people give up the relative security and comfort of working with children in the classroom to join the principalship? Why do these same people choose to leave an area where they are the perceived expert in their field for an area where one's decisions are constantly questioned and criticized by those he or she works for and with? These are difficult questions to answer and in a rational sense, there are not a lot of logical responses for why some individuals decide to devote the effort necessary to understand and achieve the position of the principalship. As Houston (1994) notes, most of the easy problems have been solved before they get to the administrator, and any problems that do get to the administrator and are solved are often thankless and unappreciated.

Year of Submission

1998

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education

Department

Department of Educational Leadership and Postsecondary Education

First Advisor

Dave Else

Second Advisor

Dale R. Jackson

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Date Original

1998

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1 PDF file (28 leaves)

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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