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Principal, The: Creative Leadership for Excellence, Updated 8th Edition (Myedleadershiplab)

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Author: Ubben, Gerald

Brand: Pearson

Edition: 8

Binding: Hardcover

Format: Illustrated

Number Of Pages: 416

Release Date: 29-08-2016

Details: Product Description   With its focus on the critical elements of leadership essential for today’s school principals, this widely popular resource combines a strong research base with a practical, hands-on approach to help aspiring, new, and experienced educators become effective school administrators. Organized into four sections, The Principal presents a vision for leadership and learning and shows how to create a positive school culture, manage the organization, and interact with the external environment. The new edition reflects the evolution in the roles of educational leaders; explores the increased tasks that are requiring principals to expand their toolboxes of skills in such areas as instructional leadership, data analysis, technology utilization, staff evaluation, and community relations; and looks at the mounting demands to rewrite their job descriptions every year. The Updated 8th edition includes references to the new 2015 Professional Standards for Educational Leaders.    From the Back Cover With its focus on the critical elements of leadership essential for today’s school principals, this widely popular resource combines a strong research base with a practical, hands-on approach to help aspiring, new, and experienced educators become effective school administrators. Organized into four sections, The Principal presents a vision for leadership and learning and shows how to create a positive school culture, manage the organization, and interact with the external environment.   The authors have made significant enhancements to the UPDATED Eighth edition to keep pace with the changing times. The new edition: Reflects the evolution in the roles of educational leaders. Explores the increased tasks that are requiring principals to expand their toolboxes of skills in such areas as instructional leadership, data analysis, technology, utilization, staff evaluation, and community relations. Looks at the mounting demands to rewrite their job descriptions every year. Reflects the December 2015 Professional Standards for Educational Leaders, by linking content to these new standards through margin references.  About the Author Dr. Gerald C. Ubben, Professor Emeritus at the University of Tennessee is author or co-author of many books. Three of these books have been published by Allyn and Bacon/Pearson: The Principal, The Elementary Principals Handbook, and The Secondary Principal's Handbook(1980).  One or more of these books has served the educational administration market each year since 1977. In addition, Dr. Ubben has written frequently in the periodical literature in his field of the principalship, curriculum, and school scheduling. After serving as a social studies/English teacher and school administrator, Dr. Ubben completed a doctorate at the University of Minnesota and taught for many years at both the University of Nebraska and the University of Tennessee in the field of educational administration specializing in the principalship. He currently serves as an elected official on his local school board, a local educational cooperative serving three counties, and a local county education foundation.   Dr. Larry W. Hughes is the author, co-author or editor of numerous books as well.  Four of these books have been published by Allyn and Bacon/Pearson: The Principal, The Elementary Principals Handbook,The Secondary Principal's Handbook (1980) and Public Relations for School Leaders (2000).  He has written extensively in the periodical literature as well, both professional articles as well as popular travel pieces.  Now retired, he had an extensive career as an organizational development consultant to private sector and governmental organizations.  His focuses were team building, problem solving, time management and project planning. He traveled internationally both as a professor and consultant and for recreational purposes s well.  He has his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University and other degrees fro

Package Dimensions: 9.2 x 7.6 x 0.8 inches

Languages: English