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Cunningham, William G
Educational leadership : a problem-based approach / William G. Cunningham, Paula A. Cordeiro
2nd ed
Boston : Allyn and Bacon, c2003
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL 371.2 CUN    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) School management and organization -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States
Problem-based learning -- United States
School administrators -- Training of -- United States
Physical Description xix, 412 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 370-392) and indexes
Contents 1. Administrative theory and leadership resonsibility -- Flem Snopes High School: a new administrative team -- Educational leadership -- Human capital and the accumulated knowledge base -- Administrative process and knowledge -- Administrative platforms -- The knowledge base in educational administration -- 2. Context and perspective for educational leaders -- Scrivner Middle School: Understanding the context -- Contextual knowledge -- Broad, complex context -- Educational origins -- Establishing National Goals -- The 1990's and beyond -- New technological demands -- State roles and responses -- Challenges in the twenty-first century -- 3. School reform -- Scrivner Middle School: Reform at Scrivner -- The call for school reform -- The context for school reform -- Innovative programs -- Harnessing technology -- The leadership challenge -- 4. Cultural diversity and community relations -- Oakes High School: Cultures clash in Fairhaven -- Diversity in schools -- Racial categories: what's in a name? -- Prejudice and discrimination -- Competing perspectives: theories, models and approaches to race, class and gender -- Segregation, desegregation and integration -- Fostering school, family and community partnerships -- Connecting schools and community organizations
5. School district organizational structure and leadership -- Ophilia School District: Political tensions -- The local role -- The local school division -- The school board -- The school division superintendent -- Central Office Operations -- The School Administrator -- 6. Successful school leadership -- Atlas Shrug High School: failing health -- Assessing leadership characteristics -- Paradigms of leadership: a growing knowledge base -- Leadership instrument analyses -- Recent theories of leadership -- The reflective practitioner -- Leadership traits or skills -- 7. Moral and ethical dimensions of leadership -- Cuyamaca High School: Value Collision -- The purposes of leadership -- Creating community -- Ethics-based leadership -- Foundations of ethical behavior: standards for good practice -- Being an ethical leader: approaches to skill development -- Building an educational platform -- 8. Program development, delivery and assessment -- Linto Elementary School: program improvement -- Conceptions of Academic Achievement -- Teaching and learning approaches -- Curriculum design and educational programming -- Curricular and instructional change -- Program improvement and evaluation -- Utilizing time -- Assessing student progress -- 9. Pupil personnel services -- Thurber High School: student problems -- Pupil Personnel-Student service team -- Counseling, guidance, psychological services -- Special education and remedial insruction -- School health service -- Child accounting and school safety -- Pupil appraisal, testing and diagnostics -- Extracurricular activities -- Integrating services for children and families
10. Human resource management -- Lincoln Elementary School: staffing problems -- Taking care of the staff -- Job analysis, classification and staff planning -- Recruitment -- Selection -- Alternative selection approaches -- Performance appraisal and evaluation -- Staff development -- Organizational development -- Wage and salaries considerations -- Collective bargaining -- Employee records and reports -- Employee litigation -- 11. Schools and the law -- Benton I.S.D.: Not following school board policy -- Legal responsibility -- The U.S. leagl system -- Legal issues and schools -- Monitoring compliance with policies and procedures -- 12. Resource allocation and management -- Oceanview School District: identifying funding sources for Meadows High -- Financing schools -- Federal involvement in financing schools -- State involvement in financing schools -- Local involvement in financing schools -- Vouchers -- Nontraditional revenue sources -- Revenue sources for independent schools -- Grant writing -- Budgeting, accounting and facility management -- Types of budgeting -- Activity funds -- Fiscal accounting -- The audit -- Managing school supplies and equipment -- Maintaining school buildings and grounds -- School safety -- 13. Problem-based learning projects -- Problem-based learning -- Facilitating groups
Series SOE Curriculum Lab
Alternate Author Cordeiro, Paula A

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