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Education remains a prerequisite to functioning as a responsible citizen in our democracy. It is the purpose of our public school system to educate its citizenry, making it responsible for productive contributions to our society. An elementary school principal is a leader, community role model, and manager to the school community in which he or she practices. He/she must possess sound character and develop personal qualities representative of acceptable societal norms. The variety of roles that are demanded of a principal requires that he/she master a diverse portfolio of knowledge and skills. His/her beliefs must be well defined and all necessary tasks carried out efficiently and effectively. Such a leadership role presumes the unavoidable interdependence of person and profession.

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Master of Arts in Education


Department of Educational Administration and Counseling

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Dale R. Jackson


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