Today, school systems face the challenge of developing the next generation of school leaders. This means more than simply hiring promising new leaders - it requires developing an effective mentoring program. True leadership mentoring must be carefully crafted with highly educated mentors and prepared protZgZs. But what are the elements of a quality leadership-mentoring program?
Steven Jay Gross is associate professor of educational leadership and policy studies at Temple University and a senior fellow at the Vermont Society for the Study of Education. Gross's research and publications focus on initiating and sustaining serious innovation in K-20 settings and the development and application of Turbulence Theory.
Part 1 Introduction Chapter 2 A District Confronts a Dilemma Chapter 3 Mentoring Educational Leaders- The Big Picture Chapter 4 Mentoring, Ethical Decision Making, and Turbulence Theory: Keys to the Model of Leadership Mentoring Chapter 5 The Design Team Faces a New Hurdle: Time to Keep It Real Chapter 6 The Design Team Builds a Model of Leadership Mentoring Chapter 7 Implementation of the Leadership Mentoring Program Part 8 Conclusion: The Design Team's Closing Meeting