Open Access Graduate Research Paper
School administrators--Attitudes; Teacher-administrator relationships; Student-administrator relationships; School management and organization; School personnel management;
Leadership education is the beginning step for those interested in the challenge of being a school administrator. A school administrator is a leader in the school and in the community. His leadership encompasses many different areas including vision, instruction, organization, collaborative dealings, ethics, and political areas. Leadership education forces students to begin thinking like an administrator and stresses the importance of a school administrator being an educational leader promoting the success of all students. As administrators we want to promote the success of all students. In order to do this a school vision must be formulated. A visionary leader will allow community stakeholders to give input towards this vision since people tend to support ideas they helped create. Then it is up to the visionary leader to make sure the vision is achieved It may be a good idea for the leader to have smaller goals, which funnel towards the vision statement. This will allow the administrator to gauge whether or not the vision is attainable in the time that was set. Above all, though, the visionary leader keeps the school progressing forward and is positive about the school community.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts in Education
Educational Leadership, Counseling, and Postsecondary Education
Victoria L. Robinson
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©2006 Travis M. Axeen
Axeen, Travis M., "A preferred way for leading secondary schools : a reflective essay" (2006). Graduate Research Papers. 286.