Passing the Superintendent TExES Exam: Keys to Certification and District Leadership

Passing the Superintendent TExES Exam: Keys to Certification and District Leadership

By: Elaine L. Wilmore (author)Paperback

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Elaine L. Wilmore guides superintendents in Texas and elsewhere through the certification test in 'Passing the Superintendent TExES Exam', the sequel to her best-selling "Passing the Principal TExES Exam". This comprehensive resource is a must-have for anyone taking the superintendent TExES exam, but it will also be useful to others across the nation and around the world as the Texas standards are closely aligned with those of the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC). By breaking down the domains and competencies of the test into manageable components, Wilmore guides readers through personal success plans to superintendent certification.

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About Author

Learn more about Elaine Wilmore's PD offerings Dr. Elaine Wilmore was a public school teacher, counselor, elementary, and middle school principal before she moved to higher education. She has extensive background in everything from Early Childhood Education to creating and leading doctoral programs. She currently serves as a Doctoral Dissertation Adviser for Nova Southeastern University. She also founded and is President of Elaine L. Wilmore Leadership Initiatives, which focuses on improving campus and district leadership to increase student performance. Elaine formerly served as a Professor, the Chair of Educational Leadership, Counseling, and Foundations and as the founding Doctoral Director at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin. She also served at Dallas Baptist University as Assistant Vice President for Educational Networking and Program Director for the M.Ed. and, again, the implementing director of the Doctor of Education degree in Educational Leadership. Prior to her position at Dallas Baptist University, Dr. Wilmore served as Special Assistant to the Dean for NCATE Accreditation, Chair and Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA), and was the founder of all initial Educational Leadership graduate programs at UTA including the innovative field-based and grant funded Educational Leadership UTA, which received national acclaim, and the Scholars of Practice program. While at UTA she also served as Director of University Program Development where she developed and was the original Chair of the Faculty Governance Committee for the College of Education. Dr. Wilmore's respect amongst those in higher education has led her to serve as a tenure reviewer in four states and a manuscript and proposal reviewer for many conferences and professional journals. "I attended your workshop at College Station this past summer. I am happy to announce that I passed my certification exam the first time around! I am so excited and look forward to the future and what doors may open. Thank you for your strategies and your book!" - Elodia Witterstaetter, TX

Contents

Foreword by Jeanne M. Gerlach Preface Acknowledgments About the Author Section I. Content: The Knowledge Base 1. Welcome to Our World! Introduction The Domains Getting Started Section II. The Theoretical Framework 2. It's All Good Global Overview of TExES Domains "Guess My Favorites" The Ideal Superintendent Pretend The Three Domains Domain I: Leadership of the Educational Community Domain II: Instructional Leadership Domain III: Administrative Leadership Domain I: Leadership of the Educational Community 3. Competency 001, Learner-Centered Values and Ethics of Leadership The Superintendent Knows How to: Guess My Favorites Important Points to Remember 4. Competency 002, Learner-Centered Leadership and District Culture The Superintendent Knows How to: Guess My Favorites Important Points to Remember 5. Competency 003, Learner-Centered Communication and Community Relations The Superintendent Knows How to: Guess My Favorites Important Points to Remember 6. Competency 004, Learner-Centered Contexts The Superintendent Knows How to: Guess My Favorites Important Points to Remember Domain II: Instructional Leadership 7. Competency 005, Learner-Centered Strategic Planning The Superintendent Knows How to: Guess My Favorites Important Points to Remember 8. Competency 006, Learner-Centered Instructional Leadership and Management The Superintendent Knows How to: Guess My Favorites Important Points to Remember 9. Competency 007, Learner-Centered Human Resource Leadership and Management The Superintendent Knows How to: Guess My Favorites Important Points to Remember Domain III: Administrative Leadership 10. Competency 008, Learner-Centered Business and Technology of District Leadership and Management The Superintendent Knows How to: Guess My Favorites Important Points to Remember 11. Competency 009, Learner-Centered Support Systems and the Physical Plant The Superintendent Knows How to: Guess My Favorites Important Points to Remember 12. Competency 010, Learner-Centered Organizational Leadership and Management The Superintendent Knows How to: Guess My Favorites Important Points to Remember Section III. The Real Deal: Practical Application 13. Data Analysis: How Do I Read All Those Reports? Data Analysis Simplified How to Read and Interpret Standardized Test Scores The Pleasant Surprise How to Read and Interpret an "Academic Excellence Indicator System" Report Section I of an AEIS Report: Student Testing Data Section I of an AEIS Report: Student Attendance Section II of an AEIS Report Summary 14. Test-Taking Strategies The Layout of the Day Morning Session: The District Profile Packet Afternoon Session: Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills The Dot Game: A Psychological and Time Management Strategy The Dog and Star Game: A Decision-Making Strategy Multiple-Multiples: To Maximize Success Always Use "The Process" Key Words and Themes: "Sherry's" Revisited The Ideal Superintendent Strategy Summary 15. Creating a Personal Success Plan Tips for Those Who Have Not Been Successful on the Exam...Yet The "Elaine Wilmore 5-C Plan" Application of Competencies Content Reading Comprehension and/or Speed Reading Courses or Review Tips for Out-of-State Future Texas Superintendents Everyone, Texans and Non-Texans Alike From Now 'til the Week You Test The Week You Test What to Do, and Not Do, the Night Before the Test What to Do, and Not Do, the Morning of the Test Living Your Life After the Test Section IV. After You Pass the Test 16. That's What I'm Talking About Actually Becoming Certified Ace It! Suggested Additional Reading References Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 22/12/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781412956192
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 216
  • ID: 9781412956192
  • weight: 454
  • ISBN10: 1412956196

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