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So You Want to be a Principal? - William Hayes

So You Want to be a Principal?

Paperback Published: 10th February 2004
ISBN: 9781578860753
Number Of Pages: 196

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So You Want to be a Principal? describes the challenging and positive aspects of the career of a school principal. At a time when our society needs an ever increasing number of school building leaders, Hayes writes for teachers who might wish to consider a career in school administration. In addition, many chapters are helpful to the aspiring administrator in finding a job and being successful in the role of building principal. In So You Want to be a Principal?, Bill Hayes provides valuable and unbiased information about an important role in our society, helping readers analyze their own future careers.

The Changing Role of the Principalp. 1
Formal Training Programs for Principalsp. 13
Preparing for Leadershipp. 27
Gaining an Appointmentp. 35
The First Yearp. 45
Working with the Central Administration and the Board of Educationp. 51
The Principal's Relationship with the Faculty and Staffp. 57
The Principal's Relationship with Parents and the Communityp. 71
Maintaining a Safe and Orderly Buildingp. 83
The Principal as an Instructional Leaderp. 97
Current Issues Facing Principalsp. 109
The Principal and the Lawp. 131
Succeeding as a Principalp. 147
The Principal's Personal Lifep. 157
The Advantages and Disadvantages of the Positionp. 165
Is the Principalship the Right Job for Me?p. 173
Indexp. 179
About the Authorp. 185
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ISBN: 9781578860753
ISBN-10: 157886075X
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 196
Published: 10th February 2004
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.32

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