What Every Principal Should Know About Operational Leadership: v. 6

What Every Principal Should Know About Operational Leadership: v. 6

By: Jeffrey Glanz (author)Paperback

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Discover best practices for implementing efficient school management! While principals may understandably devote a great deal of attention to supporting the cultural and instructional needs of their schools, the core administrative challenge remains: managing the school's personnel, facilities, and financial resources. As the sixth volume of a seven-part series, What Every Principal Should Know About Operational Leadership provides an essential tool for new and veteran principals who want to run their school sites more efficiently and intentionally every day of the school year.Filled with best practice examples, resources, reflection and self-assessment opportunities, and implementation ideas, this guide also includes the following features: Before we get started" questionnaire and response analysis Case study and accompanying reflective questions "What You Should Know About" section framing each chapter Self-Assessment resource for determining effectiveness of cultural leaders This book covers the essentials for organization and time management, overseeing and evaluating facilities, handling the budget, addressing legal mandates, recruiting and evaluating personnel, working with an assistant principal, and enhancing communication in individual and group settings. Other titles in this leadership series: What Every Principal Should Know About Leadership What Every Principal Should Know About School-Community Leadership What Every Principal Should Know About Strategic Leadership What Every Principal Should Know About Collaborative Leadership What Every Principal Should Know About Instructional Leadership What Every Principal Should Know About Cultural Leadership What Every Principal Should Know About Ethical and Spiritual Leadership

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About Author

Jeffrey Glanz currently serves as a Senior Fellow at the Institute for University-School Partnership, Director of the Masters Program and the Raine and Stanley Silverstein Chair in Professional Ethics and Values at the Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration at Yeshiva University. Prior to coming to YU, Dr. Glanz served as Dean of Graduate Programs and Chair of the Department of Education at Wagner College in Staten Island, New York. He also coordinated the educational leadership program that led to New York State certification as a principal and assistant principal. Prior to arriving at Wagner, he served as executive assistant to the president of Kean University in Union, New Jersey. Dr. Glanz held faculty status as a tenured professor in the Department of Instruction and Educational Leadership at Kean University's College of Education. He was named Graduate Teacher of the Year in 1999 by the Student Graduate Association and was also that year's recipient of the Presidential Award for Outstanding Scholarship. He served as a teacher and assistant principal in the New York City public schools. He has conducted numerous workshops and seminars internationally. Dr. Glanz has authored, coauthored, and co-edited 20 books and has many peer-reviewed article publications.

Contents

Dedication Acknowledgments About the Author Questionnaire: Before We Get Started... 1. Introduction 2. Best Practices in Getting Organized 3. Best Practices in Managing Facilities 4. Best Practice in School Finance and Handling the Budget 5. Best Practices in Human Resources Management 6. Best Practices in Communicating Effectively 7. Best Practices in Personal Management Conclusion: Making Operational Leadership a Reality Resource A: Realities of Operational Leadership: In-Basket Simulations Resource B: Assessing Your Role in Operational Leadership Resource C: An Annotated Bibliography of Best Resources References Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 02/02/2006
  • ISBN13: 9781412915915
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 202
  • ID: 9781412915915
  • weight: 357
  • ISBN10: 1412915910

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