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Having been a teacher for more than twenty years, I felt that I had a good understanding of the role of the principal as I began my educational administration program. Through my experiences the last several years, both in and out of my educational administration courses, I have found that what I knew was less than what I did not know. I have gained experience and understanding, and I welcome the opportunity to continue to learn as well as the opportunity to lead. This paper focuses on those elements of education and administration that either have been new to me or that have been strongly reinforced or renewed in my understanding.

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Master of Arts in Education


Department of Educational Administration and Counseling

First Advisor

Robert H. Decker


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Date Original

January 1992

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