The Principal's Companion: A Workbook for Future School Leaders (2nd edition)
John D. Bowser (Author)
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The Principal's Companion is a book consisting of five sets of activities designed to simulate tasks similar to those typically encountered in the principalship. Contents: Preface; A Word About The Principal's Companion; CREATING THE SCHOOL: Hypothetical School Exercise; Demographic Study Exercise; Strategic Planning Model Exercise; Personnel Exercise; Interview Questions Exercise; New Teacher Induction Exercise; School Budget Exercise; High School Scheduling Exercise; Discipline Management Exercise; Orientation Packet Exercise; Student Handbook Exercise; Public Relations Exercise; Special Education Exercise; School Assessment Exercise; LEADING THE SCHOOL: Principal Interview Exercise; Leadership Styles Exercise; Management of Time Exercise; Developing the Key Communicator Network Exercise; Find the Power Structure Exercise; Site-Based Decision-Making Exercise; Ethical Dilemmas Exercise; School Board Meeting Exercise; Effective Schools Exercise; Restructuring/Improving the Schools Exercise; PREPARING FOR SUCCESS: Documentation Memoranda Exercise; Proposal Writing Exercise; Professional Credentials Exercise; Educational Administration Portfolio Exercise; Personal and Professional Career Planning Exercise; Professional Growth Plan Exercise; Reading List for the 1990's Exercise; Educational Administrative Literacy Exercise; IN-BASKET SIMULATIONS; CASE STUDIES: Bryson Elementary School; Sugar Creek High School.
About the Author
John D. Bowser is Retired Professor of Educational Administration at the University of Saint Thomas in Houston, Texas. Ross Sherman is the Coordinator of the Educational Administration Program at the University of Texas at Tyler.
- Contributor: John D. Bowser
- Imprint: University Press of America
- ISBN13: 9780761803393
- Number of Pages: 174
- Packaged Dimensions: 154x228x13mm
- Packaged Weight: 263
- Format: Paperback
- Publisher: University Press of America
- Release Date: 1996-08-27
- Binding: Paperback / softback
- Biography: John D. Bowser is Retired Professor of Educational Administration at the University of Saint Thomas in Houston, Texas. Ross Sherman is the Coordinator of the Educational Administration Program at the University of Texas at Tyler.