By Sharon Conley, Bruce S. Cooper, Scott C. Bauer associate professor of education leadership and director Division of Individual & Organizational Transformation Geroge Mason University Fairfax Virginia, S. David Brazer, Naftaly S. Glasman, David F. Lea
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2â•… Recommended Quality Features of Educational Leadership Preparation Programs Based on Research Reviews and Case Study Analyses Faculty professional development Knowledgeable Staffing and competent faculty Candidate assessment and program evaluation Continued . . 1. One review, by Jackson and Kelley (2002), offers a conceptual design on the relationship among the program features that is reflected as well in the reviews and case study analyses of others. 1, is the synergistic relationship between students, faculty, and content, as facilitated by program structures, processes, and strategies.
The problem was there were like 30 of us on one committee. I don’t think you can get anything done with that many people. ” And then nothing got done. . Somehow the committee meetings were more mandatory than grade level meetings. It used to be every morning we would support each other. Most of us would prefer to have the time to do our own work. Relationships, Resources, and Reliability Interestingly, when asked about the support they received from their principals, almost all novices described their principals as supportive if student discipline 50 Trachtman and Cooper were handled well and if they had adequate supplies and equipment.
Others become isolated and lost, and often abandon teaching after a year or two. Lack of teacher support for new teachers is a critical problem; and we have some suggestions for school principal preparation programs—and inservice workshops—to help new principals to once again become “principal teachers” and not just building managers. These recommendations are based on studies commissioned by the New Jersey Consortium for Urban Education (NJCUE), an association dedicated to preparing teachers to work in some of the nation’s toughest urban school districts—by using a fast track, new “pathway to certification” in the state 41 42 Trachtman and Cooper of New Jersey.
Finding, Preparing, and Supporting School Leaders: Critical Issues, Useful Solutions by Sharon Conley, Bruce S. Cooper, Scott C. Bauer associate professor of education leadership and director Division of Individual & Organizational Transformation Geroge Mason University Fairfax Virginia, S. David Brazer, Naftaly S. Glasman, David F. Lea