The Principalship: A Reflective Practice Perspective

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Allyn and Bacon, 1995 - Education - 329 pages
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The major theme of The Principalship is leadership based on reflective practice and moral authority. This book also emphasizes school culture, standards, and building community. This edition aims to inform future principals about the decisions they will make about their practice and how those decisions will affect students and teachers. Extensively updated with new emphasis given to diversity as a part of community building, school character as an important ingredient in school effectiveness, new definitions of school effectiveness, and a new view of the process of change. For anyone interested in educational administration.

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Thomas J. Sergiovanni is Lillian Radford Professor of Education at Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, where he teaches in the school leadership program and in the five-year teacher education program. Sergiovanni received his master s degree from Teachers College, Columbia University, his Doctor of Education degree from the University of Rochester, and honorary degrees from the University of San Diego and State University of New York. Prior to joining the faculty at Trinity, he was on the faculty of education administration at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, for 19 years, and he chaired the department for seven years. A former associate editor of "Educational Administration" "Quarterly, "Sergiovanni serves on the editorial boards of "Journal of Personnel" "Evaluation in Education "and "Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry and" "Practice. "Among his recent books are "Moral Leadership "(1992), "Building" "Community in Schools "(1994), "Leadership for the Schoolhouse "(1996), "The Lifeworld of Leadership: Creating Culture, Community, and Personal Meaning in Our Schools "(2000), "Supervision: A Redefinition "(2002), and "Strengthening the Heartbeat: Leading and Learning Together in Schools "(2005).

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